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Achieving superplasticity in fine-grained Al-Mg-Sc alloys.

Pereira, P.H.R., Huang, Y., Kawasaki, M. and Langdon, T.G., 2021. Achieving superplasticity in fine-grained Al-Mg-Sc alloys. In: Thermec 2021, 9 - 14 May 2021, Vienna, Austria.

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Superplasticity denotes the ability of a limited number of materials to achieve exceptionally high tensile elongations of at least 400%. Experiments show that the Al-Mg-Sc alloys provide excellent capabilities for achieving superplastic flow and also they can be formed easily in biaxial superplastic forming operations. It is important, therefore, to examine the superplastic flow mechanism when the alloy is prepared using different procedures. This report examines the superplastic characteristics of these alloys after preparation without subjecting to any severe plastic deformation (SPD), after processing using the two SPD procedures of equal-channel angular pressing (ECAP) and high-pressure torsion (HPT) and after processing using the alternative procedure of friction stir processing (FSP). The results are compared using each technique and they are examined with reference to a theoretical model that was developed specifically for superplastic flow in conventional alloys.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:To be published in Materials Science Forum.
Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:33881
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:21 Apr 2020 14:46
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 14:21


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