Effect of processing variables on texture and texture gradients in tantalum

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The effect of processing variables on the development of texture in commercially processed tantalum for deep drawing applications was investigated. Orientation distribution functions (ODFs) showed that tantalum processed with a deformation zone parameter less than one, after rolling and recrystallization, had a desirable {111}<uvw> fiber texture through the plate thickness and also a fine grain size. For tantalum rolled with a deformation zone parameter greater than one and recrystallized, severe texture gradients formed which influenced the final recrystallized grain size. Orientation distribution function analysis indicated that a strong {001}(110) orientation developed in cross-rolled and recrystallized tantalum. The influence of processing variables on the final recrystallized texture and microstructure is discussed, but the deep drawability of the textured tantalum is not described.

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Clark, J.B., Garrett, R.K., Jungling, T.L. et al. Effect of processing variables on texture and texture gradients in tantalum. Metall Mater Trans A 22, 2039–2048 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02669871

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Keywords

  • Metallurgical Transaction
  • Tantalum
  • Ferritic Stainless Steel
  • Fiber Texture
  • Texture Gradient