EFFECT OF INITIAL MICROSTRUCTURE ON MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF THE Al-Cu-Mg-Mn ALLOY PROCESSED BY HYDROSTATIC EXTRUSION
|Malgorzata Lewandowska 2, Halina Garbacz 2, Waclaw Pachla 1, Krzysztof J. Kurzydlowski 2|
1. Polish Academy of Sciences, High Pressure Research Center (UNIPRESS), Sokolowska 29/37, Warszawa 01-142, Poland
Ultrafine grain and nanocrystalline materials show attractive properties - very high strength and relatively good ductility. Such metals can be produced by severe plastic deformation methods. In the previous work , it was shown that the hydrostatic extrusion results in grain refinement to nanometer scale of aluminium alloys. This processing method can be used to produce large fully-dense bulk elements (rods of various cross-section shapes and lengths much higher than in other techniques). The aim of this work was to show how the properties of nano-sized age hardenable aluminium alloy depend on the initial microstructure (single or two-phase) of extruded samples.
Presentation: poster at E-MRS Fall Meeting 2004, Symposium I, by Malgorzata Lewandowska
See On-line Journal of E-MRS Fall Meeting 2004
Submitted: 2004-05-04 16:18 Revised: 2009-06-08 12:55