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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 30, Issue 7, pp 1750–1753 | Cite as

Influence of titanium on the static recrystallization of a medium carbon microalloyed steel

  • F. Peñalba
  • M. Carsí
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Abstract

Static recrystallization kinetics of three medium carbon steels, microalloyed with vanadium and titanium (titanium varied from 0.003 to 0.039% in weight), were studied by hot torsion test simulation. A higher recrystallization time was observed in the steel with 0.019 wt% Ti. This difference in recrystallization time was checked by metallographic observations and mechanical softening. This time shift implies different activation energies, which were calculated by the time needed to obtain a 50% recrystallized structure and also by solving the Zener-Hollomon equation. Evolution of the kinetics of recrystallization as a function of temperature was also studied. In addition, the critical allowable temperature for a fully recrystallized structure was investigated.

Keywords

Titanium Activation Energy Recrystallization Vanadium Carbon Steel 
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© Chapman & Hall 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Peñalba
    • 1
  • M. Carsí
    • 2
  1. 1.INASMETSan SebastiánSpain
  2. 2.CENIM-CSICMadridSpain

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