Influence of subsequent cold work on the superplastic properties of a friction stir welded (FSW) aluminium alloy
Katsas, S., Dashwood, R. J., Jackson, M. and Grimes, Roger. (2010) Influence of subsequent cold work on the superplastic properties of a friction stir welded (FSW) aluminium alloy. Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, Vol.527 (No.4-5). pp. 1022-1026. ISSN 0921-5093Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2009.09.014
Friction stir welding (FSW) can dramatically reduce grain size conferring excellent superplastic properties in certain aluminium alloys. Consequently, FSW of thick plate followed by rolling to sheet could potentially be used as a method of producing wide superplastic sheet from extrusion blanks for automotive applications.
An extruded Al-4Mg-1Zr alloy was FSW prior to rolling to sheet. The structure of the FSW region after rolling was complex and in certain cases significant grain coarsening resulted during heating to the superplastic deformation temperature. A detailed investigation of the factors responsible is available here. (C) 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > WMG (Formerly the Warwick Manufacturing Group)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing|
|Publisher:||Elsevier Science SA|
|Official Date:||15 February 2010|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 1022-1026|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)|
|Grant number:||GR/R79043/01 (EPSRC)|
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