Effects of Homogenization on the Formability of ZM21 Alloy


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The effects of homogenization on the formability for hot deformation of ZM21 wrought magnesium alloys was investigated. The alloys were produced by semi-continuous casting. Experiments including homogenizing annealing, micro-hardness testing and hot compress testing on Gleeble 1500D thermal simulator were carried out. The suggested homogenization parameters from the experimental results for ZM21 alloy is 400C×12h.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 546-549)

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Yafang Han et al.




J. Peng et al., "Effects of Homogenization on the Formability of ZM21 Alloy", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 546-549, pp. 355-359, 2007

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May 2007




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