Evolution of microstructure and precipitates in 2xxx aluminum alloy after severe plastic deformation

Bogusława Adamczyk-Cieślak , Joanna Zdunek , Jarosław Mizera


This paper investigates the influence of precipitation on the microstructure development in a 2xxx aluminum alloy subjected to hydrostatic extrusion. A three step reduction of the diameter was performed using hydrostatic extrusion (HE) process: from 20mm (initial state) to 10 mm, 5 mm and 3 mm, which corresponds to the logarithmic deformations ϵ = 1.4, ϵ = 2.8 and ϵ = 3.8 respectively. The microstructure and precipitation analysis before and after deformation was performed using transmission electron microscope (TEM), and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). As a result of the tests, a very significant influence of precipitation on the degree of refinement and mechanism of microstructure transformation was stated.
Author Bogusława Adamczyk-Cieślak (FMSE / DMD)
Bogusława Adamczyk-Cieślak,,
- Division of Materials Design
, Joanna Zdunek (FMSE / DMD)
Joanna Zdunek,,
- Division of Materials Design
, Jarosław Mizera (FMSE / DMD)
Jarosław Mizera,,
- Division of Materials Design
Journal seriesIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, ISSN 1757-8981, e-ISSN 1757-899X
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in EnglishAluminum alloys; Microstructural evolution; Hydrostatic extrusions
Languageen angielski
ArtykułJZ JM.pdf 743.75 KB
Score (nominal)5
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ScoreMinisterial score = 0.0, 13-11-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 5.0, 13-11-2019, ArticleFromJournal
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