MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 157, 2018Machine Modelling and Simulations 2017 (MMS 2017)
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Section||Physical and chemical properties of materials|
|Published online||14 March 2018|
The influence of the structure on the fatigue properties of aluminium alloys for the casting
University of Žilina, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Materials Engineering, Univerzitná 8215/1, 01026 Žilina, Slovakia
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The article will be focused on monitoring the influence of the structure on the fatigue properties of Al-Mg cast alloy. As an experimental material were used aluminium alloys EN AC 51200 and EN AC 51500, supplied in a cast state without a heat treatment, which were produced by the continuous casting method. These alloys were selected on the basis of the chemical composition, where the content of most alloying elements is comparable. Fatigue properties of aluminium alloys were tested by three-point bending cyclic loading. The fracture surface of the testing sample was examined using scanning electron microscopy (SEM), where samples were observed on various stages of the fatigue process, their characteristics and differences of fracture surfaces.
Key words: fracture surface / Al-Mg cast alloy / structure
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