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Nature of embrittlement ofα titanium alloys in the process of aging

Conclusions

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    C-Shaped curves were plotted for decomposition of the α solid solution in α titanium alloy Ti−6A1−6Zr, reflecting the kinetics of the formation of zones rich in zirconium and aluminum.

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    Rapid cooling (quenching) from the β, α+β, or upper limit of the α region sharply reduces the possibility of concentration heterogeneities being formed in the α solid solution and makes it possible to obtain the optimal combination of properties of α titanium alloys.

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Translated from Metallovedenie i Termicheskaya Obrabotka Metallov, No. 5, pp. 46–49, May, 1977.

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Bodunova, M.B., Razuvaeva, I.N., Serebrenikova, N.A. et al. Nature of embrittlement ofα titanium alloys in the process of aging. Met Sci Heat Treat 19, 384–387 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00703014

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Keywords

  • Aluminum
  • Titanium
  • Zirconium
  • Solid Solution
  • Titanium Alloy