The prediction of the evolution of grain size of land-gear forging during the die-forging process
1 China National Erzhong Group Co., 618013 Deyang Sichuan, PR China
2 Advanced Manufacture Technology Center, China Academy of Machinery Science & Technologyt, 100083 Beijing, PR China
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The land-gear forgings are the most important structure parts, made of high strength steel 300M. Because of the bad service environment, the microstructure and performance of the part are very strict requirements. In this article the evolution of grain size during the die-forging process is predicted, the volume fraction of dynamic recrystallization, grain refinement and development of grain size in-homogeneity, and the affection of billet shape on the grain size distribution are analyzed. The simulated results show that the grain size differences on the different billet positions are very large at the deformation beginning. But in final forging stage, the difference of the average grain size is smaller. At some center zones of the part the maximum difference of grain size is bigger than 100 μm.
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