A Cyclic Forward-Backward Extrusion Process for Production of Nano-grains Materials
A cyclic forward-backward extrusion (CFBE) process was presented as a severe plastic deformation (SPD) technique to produce nano-grained aluminum rods. According to transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) results, the average grain size was reduced from 120µm to about 100 nm after four cycles of CFBE. Yield strength and tensile strength of the specimens increased after four CFBE cycles. Compared to conventional SPD techniques, the structure produced by CFBE was more homogenous, containing nearly equiaxed grains.
H. Alihosseini and M. Asle Zaeem, "A Cyclic Forward-Backward Extrusion Process for Production of Nano-grains Materials," Technical Proceedings of the 2012 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2012, pp. 524-527, TechConnect World, Jun 2012.
Nanotechnology Conference and Expo (2012: Jun. 18-21, Santa Clara, CA)
Materials Science and Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Aluminum rods; Average grain size; EBSD; Electron back scatter diffraction; Equi-axed grains; Extrusion process; Four cycles; Nano grains; Nano-grained rods; Severe plastic deformations; Transmission electron microscopy tem; Aluminum alloys; Exhibitions; Fabrication; Fluidics; Mechanical properties; Plastic deformation; Transmission electron microscopy; Nanotechnology
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01 Jun 2012