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Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 53, Issue 1–2, pp 8–13 | Cite as

Structure and mechanical properties of magnesium alloy AM60V after equal channel angular pressing and rolling

  • D. R. NugmanovEmail author
  • R. K. Islamgaliev
Article

Results of a study of the structure and mechanical properties of ultrafine-grained alloy AM60V obtained by the method of equal channel angular pressing and subjected to additional warm rolling are presented. The mean grain size, the size of segregated particles, and the special features of the texture of the alloy are determined using the methods of transmission electron microscopy, electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD), and x-ray diffraction analysis. The strength and ductility characteristics are studied by tensile mechanical tests. The detected strong anisotropy of the mechanical properties of the alloy is associated with formation of crystallographic texture.

Key words

magnesium alloys equal channel angular pressing thermomechanical treatment mechanical properties structure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ufa Motor-Building Production AssociationUfaRussia
  2. 2.Ufa State Aircraft Engineering UniversityUfaRussia

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