Effects of Heat Treatments on Microstructure of AM50 Magnesium Alloy


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The effects of different solid solution and aging technologies on the microstructure of AM50 were studied. The results indicated that heat-resistant Al-Mn phases were the major second phases in AM50 alloy under all testing conditions. Highest microhardnesses were obtained not only in as-aged sample but in as-solution treated sample, which indicated that the strengthening mechanism for AM50 alloy was not limited to precipitation reinforcement.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 26-28)

Edited by:

Young Won Chang, Nack J. Kim and Chong Soo Lee




Y. L. Ma et al., "Effects of Heat Treatments on Microstructure of AM50 Magnesium Alloy", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 26-28, pp. 103-106, 2007

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October 2007




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