Superplasticity in alloys processed by equal-channel angular pressing

Patrick B. Berbon, Nikolai K. Tsenev, Ruslan Z. Valiev, Minoru Furukawa, Zenji Horita, Minoru Nemoto, Terence G. Langdon

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    Equal-channel angular (ECA) pressing was used to produce ultra-fine grain sizes in two commercial Al alloys: an Al-Mg-Li-Zr alloy and an Al-Cu-Zr alloy. The results demonstrate the potential for using this procedure in order to achieve high strain rate superplasticity (HSRSP). In the present experiments, elongations up to and above 1000% were obtained at strain rates ≥10-2 s-1.

    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages8
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    EventProceedings of the 1998 TMS Annual Meeting - San Antonio, TX, USA
    Duration: Feb 15 1998Feb 19 1998


    OtherProceedings of the 1998 TMS Annual Meeting
    CitySan Antonio, TX, USA

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Mechanics of Materials
    • Metals and Alloys


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