Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 59, Issue 11–12, pp 805–813 | Cite as

Simulation of the Temperature, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Cold-Rolled Stainless Steel Sus430 During Continuous Annealing

  • Xiong Zhang
  • Zhi Wen

Mathematical models of variation of the temperature, microstructure and mechanical properties of cold-rolled steel SUS340 in a continuous annealing furnace are derived using experimental results and numerical methods. The results obtained are used for computing the mechanical properties of SUS340 under continuous annealing and for developing new annealing modes with the help of the model suggested.

Key words

stainless steel SUS340 horizontal furnace for continuous annealing numerical simulation mechanical properties 


The work has been supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Project Number FRF-AS-10-005B).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiong Zhang
    • 1
  • Zhi Wen
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringXi’an Shiyou UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.School of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Science and TechnologyBeijingChina

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