Effect of Pre-Ageing on the Age Hardening Response of Cryorolled Al-Mg-Si Alloy


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The present work investigates about the effect of pre-ageing on hardening behavior of Al-Mg-Si alloys processed by cryorolling and its age hardening behavior. Ageing conditions were examined at natural ageing for 2days and pre-ageing at 100 °C, 130°C and 170 °C for 4 hours, 2 hours and 30 minutes respectively. The observations revealed that, the pre-ageing before cryorolling is useful to enhance the dislocation density during cryorolling. However artificial ageing of cryorolled samples is not influenced much with pre-ageing. It is revealed that, maturing at room temperature of CR samples for 30 days has resulted better hardening response during artificial ageing.



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Dr. P. Nageswara Rao, Dr. R. Kotaiah and Dr. D. Venkateswarlu




M. Hussain et al., "Effect of Pre-Ageing on the Age Hardening Response of Cryorolled Al-Mg-Si Alloy", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 877, pp. 137-148, 2018

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February 2018




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