Deep Drawing of ZK60 Wrought Magnesium Alloys
Evolution of texture and microstructure during deep drawing of ZK60 wrought magnesium alloys were investigated using EBSD (electron backscatter diffraction). ZK60 (Mg-5.5Zn-0.6Zr) alloys were prepared through both direct chill casting (DC) and twin-roll strip casting (TRC). Deep drawing tests were carried out under various working temperature and drawing speeds. The diameters of the sheets and punch were 74 mm and 37 mm, and overall limit drawing ratio was 2. Texture and microstructure evolution was examined with various working condition. The DC samples had larger grains than TRC samples, and thus more twins were observed in the DC samples.
Asim Tewari, Satyam Suwas, Dinesh Srivastava, Indradev Samajdar and Arunansu Haldar
J. H. Cho et al., "Deep Drawing of ZK60 Wrought Magnesium Alloys", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 702-703, pp. 48-51, 2012