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, Volume 68, Issue 12, pp 3063–3069 | Cite as

Analysis of Microstructure and Damage Evolution in Ultra-Thin Wires of the Magnesium Alloy MgCa0.8 at Multipass Drawing

  • Andrij Milenin
  • Piotr Kustra
  • Dorota Byrska-Wójcik
  • Olexandr GrydinEmail author
  • Mirko Schaper
  • Thorben Mentlein
  • Gregory Gerstein
  • Florian Nürnberger
Article

Abstract

A combined multipass hot and cold drawing process was implemented to manufacture ultra-thin wires of the magnesium alloy MgCa0.8 with a final diameter of 0.05 mm. Numerical simulations were applied to design the drawing process of 40 passes regarding the microstructure evolution. To parametrize the model, in situ tensile tests were performed. Analysis of the MgCa0.8 wires featuring diameters below 0.1 mm revealed no intergranular crack initiation. The grain size of the ultra-thin wires is within the range of 30–500 nm with grains elongated in the drawing direction. The fine-grained microstructure provides high mechanical strength properties.

Keywords

Magnesium Alloy Static Recrystallization Damage Criterion Wire Drawing Cold Drawing 
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Acknowledgements

The work was performed within the Project AGH No. 11.11.110.291 under the support of the Ministry of Science and High Education of Poland.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrij Milenin
    • 1
  • Piotr Kustra
    • 1
  • Dorota Byrska-Wójcik
    • 1
  • Olexandr Grydin
    • 2
    Email author
  • Mirko Schaper
    • 2
  • Thorben Mentlein
    • 3
  • Gregory Gerstein
    • 3
  • Florian Nürnberger
    • 3
  1. 1.AGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Chair of Materials SciencePaderborn UniversityPaderbornGermany
  3. 3.Institut für Werkstoffkunde (Materials Science)Leibniz Universität HannoverGarbsenGermany

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