Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance

, Volume 16, Issue 5, pp 515–520

Effect of cold work on the tensile properties of 6061, 2024, and 7075 Al alloys

  • D. Ortiz
  • M. Abdelshehid
  • R. Dalton
  • J. Soltero
  • R. Clark
  • M. Hahn
  • E. Lee
  • W. Lightell
  • B. Pregger
  • J. Ogren
  • P. Stoyanov
  • O.S. Es-Said
Article

Abstract

Aluminum alloys 6061, 2024, and 7075 were heat treated to various tempers and then subjected to a range of plastic strain (stretching) in order to determine their strain limits. Tensile properties, conductivity, hardness, and grain size measurements were evaluated. The effects of the plastic strain on these properties are discussed and strain limits are suggested.

Keywords

Al alloys mechanical properties plastic strain various tempers 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Ortiz
    • 1
  • M. Abdelshehid
    • 1
  • R. Dalton
    • 1
  • J. Soltero
    • 1
  • R. Clark
    • 2
  • M. Hahn
    • 3
  • E. Lee
    • 4
  • W. Lightell
    • 5
  • B. Pregger
    • 4
  • J. Ogren
    • 1
  • P. Stoyanov
    • 1
  • O.S. Es-Said
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentLoyola Marymount UniversityLos AnglesCAUSA
  2. 2.Virginia Western Community CollegeRoanokeVAUSA
  3. 3.Northrop GrummanAir Combat SystemsEl SegundoCAUSA
  4. 4.Naval Air Systems CommandNaval Air Warfare CenterPatuxent RiverMDUSA
  5. 5.NAVMARApplied Sciences CorpLexington ParkMDUSA

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