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Metals 2016, 6(5), 114; doi:10.3390/met6050114

Tensile Fracture Behavior of Progressively-Drawn Pearlitic Steels

Fracture & Structural Integrity Research Group, University of Salamanca, E.P.S., Campus Viriato, Avda. Requejo 33, Zamora 49022, Spain
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Academic Editor: Isabel Gutierrez
Received: 31 March 2016 / Revised: 8 May 2016 / Accepted: 10 May 2016 / Published: 17 May 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Microalloyed Steel)
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In this paper a study is presented of the tensile fracture behavior of progressively-drawn pearlitic steels obtained from five different cold-drawing chains, including each drawing step from the initial hot-rolled bar (not cold-drawn at all) to the final commercial product (pre-stressing steel wire). To this end, samples of the different wires were tested up to fracture by means of standard tension tests, and later, all of the fracture surfaces were analyzed by scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Micro-fracture maps (MFMs) were assembled to characterize the different fractographic modes and to study their evolution with the level of cumulative plastic strain during cold drawing. View Full-Text
Keywords: cold drawing; pearlitic steel; steel wires; mechanical properties; tensile fracture; fractographic analysis; anisotropic behavior cold drawing; pearlitic steel; steel wires; mechanical properties; tensile fracture; fractographic analysis; anisotropic behavior

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Toribio, J.; Ayaso, F.-J.; González, B.; Matos, J.-C.; Vergara, D.; Lorenzo, M. Tensile Fracture Behavior of Progressively-Drawn Pearlitic Steels. Metals 2016, 6, 114.

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