Mechanical Properties and Microstructures of Ferritic-Rolled Ultra-Low Carbon (ULC) and Ti-Stabilized Interstitial-Free (Ti-IF) Steels
In this paper, effects of ferritic rolling process on microstructures and mechanical properties especially drawability of ultra-low carbon (ULC) and Ti-stabilized interstitial-free (Ti-IF) steels were investigated and the precipitates of ferritic-rolled Ti-IF steels were also analyzed. The results show that good deep drawability are achieved as IF steels are ferritic rolled in good lubricant condition; on the contrary, lubricant condition has less influence on the deep drawability of ULC steels. And with the decrease of rolling temperature in ferrite region, deep drawability of Ti-IF steels are improved, but for ULC steels, when ferritic rolled at low temperature, the r-value is still less than one, which means insignificant deep drawability.
Yu Zhou, Shan-Tung Tu and Xishan Xie
F. T. Han et al., "Mechanical Properties and Microstructures of Ferritic-Rolled Ultra-Low Carbon (ULC) and Ti-Stabilized Interstitial-Free (Ti-IF) Steels", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 353-358, pp. 1657-1660, 2007