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Volume 21, 20154th International Conference on New Forming Technology (ICNFT 2015)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Materials and Characterisations|
|Published online||10 August 2015|
Developing ultrafine-grained materials with high strength and good ductility for micro-forming applications
1 Materials Research Group, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
2 Key Laboratory of Micro-systems and Micro-structures Manufacturing, Ministry of Education, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150080, China
3 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China
4 Departments of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1453, USA
a Corresponding author: e-mail: email@example.com
Materials with ultrafine grain sizes are attractive for use in micro-forming operations. High-pressure torsion (HPT) is an effective technique that allows disc materials subjected to torsional deformation to generate microstructures with significant grain refinement. Generally, ultrafine-grained materials exhibit high strength but their ductility is limited because they have both a low rate of strain hardening and a low strain rate sensitivity. A special processing route by utilizing HPT and short term annealing at different temperatures was developed to obtain balanced high strength and good ductility in an ultrafine-grained Al-1% Mg alloy which will increase the production rate and quality in micro-forming.
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