The Influence of the Initial State on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Hydrostatically Extruded Titanium
Titanium was subjected to hydrostatic extrusion, a method of producing Severe Plastic Deformation (SPD). The experiments were aimed at refining the microstructure of the titanium in order to improve some of its mechanical properties. The effect of the initial state of titanium on the process of extrusion process and the final product was investigated. The results of these investigations are used to establish the optimum conditions for the hydrostatic extrusion process and more easily selecting the initial condition of the material according to the intended application of the extruded product.
Witold Łojkowski and John R. Blizzard
K. Topolski et al., "The Influence of the Initial State on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Hydrostatically Extruded Titanium", Solid State Phenomena, Vol. 140, pp. 191-196, 2008