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Effect of reverse bending on texture, structure, and mechanical properties of sheets of magnesium alloys with zinc and zirconium

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Effect of low-cycle room-temperature reverse bending on the crystallographic texture, metallo-graphic structure, and mechanical properties of sheets of ZE10 magnesium alloy after hot rolling and annealing has been studied. The initial texture is characterized by a wide scatter of basal poles in the transverse direction. In the process of reverse bending, the changes in the initial texture and structure (which is represented by equiaxed grains containing twins) lead to regular changes in the anisotropy of mechanical properties.

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Original Russian Text © N.M. Shkatulyak, V.V. Usov, N.A. Volchok, A.A. Bryukhanov, S.V. San’kova, M. Rodman, M. Shaper, C. Klose, 2014, published in Fizika Metallov i Metallovedenie, 2014, Vol. 115, No. 6, pp. 648–655.

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Shkatulyak, N.M., Usov, V.V., Volchok, N.A. et al. Effect of reverse bending on texture, structure, and mechanical properties of sheets of magnesium alloys with zinc and zirconium. Phys. Metals Metallogr. 115, 609–616 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0031918X1406012X

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Keywords

  • ZE10 magnesium alloy
  • hot rolling
  • reverse bending
  • structure
  • texture
  • twins
  • anisotropy
  • mechanical properties