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Influence of Rolling Process on Deformation and Recrystallization Texture of Ni-Cr-Mo Alloy Tape

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Abstract

For the attainment of a sharp cube-textured tape, the influence of deformation degree and rolling regime on deformation and recrystallization texture was studied. Low Curie temperature ternary alloy of Ni-7.9at.%Cr-1.8at.%Mo ingot was prepared by using cold crucible induction levitation melting, and a final thickness of 80-μm textured tape was obtained after forging, hot rolling, cold rolling and recrystallization annealing. The results showed that with an increase in rolling reduction from 50 to 99.5%, S + C-type textures were enhanced and B + G-type textures were reduced, and the volume fraction of cube texture in recrystallized tape was increased; a two-stage rolling obviously refines the initial microstructure for the second large reduction cold rolling and thus slightly lowers the volume fraction of B texture component in the deformed matrix, leading to a high percentage of cube texture after recrystallization. The intermediate annealing in a two-stage rolling process reduces the grain size and mitigates the inhomogeneity of the microstructure.

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The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the major project of Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission under Grant 11DZ1100303. Completion of this work was made possible at Instrumental Analysis and Research Center of Shanghai University.

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Wang, J., Liu, E., Huang, H. et al. Influence of Rolling Process on Deformation and Recrystallization Texture of Ni-Cr-Mo Alloy Tape. J. of Materi Eng and Perform (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-020-04625-z

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Keywords

  • cube texture
  • Ni-Cr-Mo alloy
  • recrystallization
  • rolling regime
  • texture