Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 61, Issue 3–4, pp 243–248 | Cite as

Variation of the Structure-and-Phase Condition and Physical and Mechanical Properties of Cold-Deformed Leaded Brass Under Heating

  • A. G. IllarionovEmail author
  • Yu. N. Loginov
  • S. I. Stepanov
  • S. M. Illarionova
  • P. S. Radaev

The methods of optical and scanning electron microscopy, microhardness measurement, differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), dilatometry, dynamic mechanical analysis, and hydrostatic weighing are used to study the structure and the physical and mechanical properties (density, microhardness, modulus of elasticity, coefficient of linear thermal expansion) of cold-deformed brass LS59-1 in the initial condition and after heating to 800°C. The DSC heating curve exhibits exo- and endothermic effects due to stress relaxation and retrogression (the exothermic effect at 115 – 235°C), melting of lead segregations (the endothermic effect at about 328°C), transition of the β′-phase into a disordered β -condition (the endothermic effect with minimum at 458°C), and transition of the brass into a single-phase β -condition (the endothermic effect at 642 – 747°C with minimum at 721°C).

Key words

cold deformation leaded brass differential scanning calorimetry dilatometry dynamic mechanical analysis phase transformations structure microhardness modulus of elasticity coefficient of linear thermal expansion 


The work has been performed with financial support of the Government of the Russian Federation, Act No. 211, Contract No. 02.A03.21.0006.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Illarionov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yu. N. Loginov
    • 1
  • S. I. Stepanov
    • 1
  • S. M. Illarionova
    • 1
  • P. S. Radaev
    • 1
  1. 1.Ural Federal University after the First President of Russia B. N. EltsynEkaterinburgRussia

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