Microstructure and Texture Evolution during Continuous Dynamic Recrystallization at Warm Deformation of Titanium


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The microstructure and texture evolutions in pure titanium during severe plastic deformation at T=400°C were investigated. Compressive deformation of prismatic samples was sequentially applied in three orthogonal directions up to 12 steps and a strain at each step of 40%. A radical microstructure refinement (from 20 to 0.2 µm) during strain has been found. The features of the deformation structure are a high level of internal stresses, high density of dislocations, a large number of deformation induced boundaries and the presence of twins. It is shown that during strain there is a significant change in disorientation angles and axes of individual high angle grain boundaries. At the same time the total set of high angle boundaries - Misorientation Distribution Function (MDF) and texture - does not change significantly with strain. The reasons for the change in disorientation angles and axes at new deformation-induced boundaries during plastic flow are discussed.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 467-470)

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B. Bacroix, J.H. Driver, R. Le Gall, Cl. Maurice, R. Penelle, H. Réglé and L. Tabourot




S.Y. Mironov et al., "Microstructure and Texture Evolution during Continuous Dynamic Recrystallization at Warm Deformation of Titanium", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 467-470, pp. 1211-1216, 2004

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October 2004




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