Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 57, Issue 11–12, pp 669–672 | Cite as

Low-Distortion Quenching of Aluminum Alloys in Polymer Media

  • O. G. Senatorova
  • I. F. Mikhailova
  • A. L. IvanovEmail author
  • M. M. Mitasov
  • V. V. Sidel’nikov

The cooling capacity of the Aqua-Quench 260 quenching medium with different concentrations of polyalkylene glycol (12, 15, 22 and 30%) is studied. Cooling curves and dependences of the cooling rate on the temperature of the polymer medium are plotted. The mechanical and corrosion properties of pilot pressings from the most widely used aluminum forging alloys V95pch, AK4-1ch, AK6ch and 1933 quenched in a solution of Aqua-Quench 260 with an additive of polyalkylene glycol are determined in comparison with quenching in hot and cold water.

Key words

low-distortion quenching cooling medium polymer medium residual stresses warping mechanical properties corrosion resistance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. G. Senatorova
    • 1
  • I. F. Mikhailova
    • 2
  • A. L. Ivanov
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. M. Mitasov
    • 2
  • V. V. Sidel’nikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal State Unitary Enterprise “VIAM,”MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Novosibirsk Institute of Organic ChemistrySiberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (NIOKh SO RAN)NovosibirskRussia

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