Abstract: An accumulative swaging and bundling technique is used to prepare composite wires made of Ti and an Al alloy. These wires show reasonable higher yield stresses than expected from the pure material flow curves. The additional strengthening in the composite is analyzed using nanoindentation measurements, tensile testings and investigations of the microstructure. In addition, these properties are analyzed in relation to the fracture surface of the mechanically tested wires. Additional strengthening due to the presence of phase boundaries could be verified. Indications for residual stresses are found that cause a global hardness gradient from the center to the wire rim. Finally, the yield stress of the wires are calculated based on local hardness measurements.
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Marr, T.; Freudenberger, J.; Maier, V.; Höppel, H.W.; Göken, M.; Schultz, L. The Strengthening Effect of Phase Boundaries in a Severely Plastically Deformed Ti-Al Composite Wire. Metals 2014, 4, 37-54.
Marr T, Freudenberger J, Maier V, Höppel HW, Göken M, Schultz L. The Strengthening Effect of Phase Boundaries in a Severely Plastically Deformed Ti-Al Composite Wire. Metals. 2014; 4(1):37-54.
Marr, Tom; Freudenberger, Jens; Maier, Verena; Höppel, Heinz W.; Göken, Mathias; Schultz, Ludwig. 2014. "The Strengthening Effect of Phase Boundaries in a Severely Plastically Deformed Ti-Al Composite Wire." Metals 4, no. 1: 37-54.