Application of Asymmetric Rolling to Texture Control of Silicon Steel


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The influences of different rolling modes and speed ratios on cold rolling texture development, and the characteristics of recrystallization textures after ordinary annealing as well as magnetic annealing have been investigated for non-oriented silicon steel. Results show that the through-thickness deformation textures were effectively changed by asymmetric cold rolling even in the case of small speed ratios, and the recrystallization textures were modified with the enhanced favorable {100} and η (<100>//RD) texture components by magnetic annealing. Much improved magnetic properties can be obtained through optimization of asymmetric rolling and annealing parameters. Thus, application of asymmetric cold rolling and magnetic annealing might open up new possibilities for texture control in high-grade silicon steel production.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 539-543)

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Y.H. Sha et al., "Application of Asymmetric Rolling to Texture Control of Silicon Steel", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 539-543, pp. 3424-3429, 2007

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March 2007




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