Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance

, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp 601–607

The effect of thermal exposure on the mechanical properties of 2099-T6 die forgings, 2099-T83 extrusions, 7075-T7651 plate, 7085-T7452 die forgings, 7085-T7651 plate, and 2397-T87 plate aluminum alloys

Authors

  • J. Jabra
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
  • M. Romios
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
  • J. Lai
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
  • E. Lee
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
  • M. Setiawan
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
  • J. R. Ogren
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
  • R. Clark
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
  • T. Oppenheim
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
    • Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount University
  • E. W. Lee
    • Naval Air Systems CommandNaval Air Warfare Center
  • N. Abourialy
    • Naval Air Systems CommandNaval Air Warfare Center
  • W. E. Frazier
    • Naval Air Systems CommandNaval Air Warfare Center
  • J. Witters
    • Alcoa, Aerospace Application Engineering
Article

DOI: 10.1361/105994906X136142

Cite this article as:
Jabra, J., Romios, M., Lai, J. et al. J. of Materi Eng and Perform (2006) 15: 601. doi:10.1361/105994906X136142
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Abstract

Aluminum alloys 2099-T6 die forgings, 2099-T83 extrusions, 7075-T7651 plate, 7085-T7452 die forgings, 7085-T7651 plate, and 2397-T87 plate were thermally exposed at temperatures of 180 °C (350 °F), 230 °C (450 °F), and 290 °C (550 °F) for 0.1, 0.5, 2, 10, 100, and 1000 h. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of thermal exposure on the mechanical properties and electrical conductivity of these alloys. The data shows that higher temperatures and longer exposure times generally resulted in decreased strength and hardness and increased percent elongation and electrical conductivity.

Keywords

age hardenable Al alloysaircraft materialsengineering correlationsoveragingthermal exposure

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