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, Volume 71, Issue 7, pp 2194–2201 | Cite as

Comparative Study on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Mg-3Nd-3Al and Mg-3Nd-0.5Zr Alloys Under Different Heat Treatment Conditions

  • Lei Wang
  • Yicheng FengEmail author
  • Erjun Guo
  • Liping Wang
  • Yuanke Fu
  • Sicong Zhao
  • Guojian Cao
Second-Phase Particles in Magnesium Alloys: Engineering for Properties and Performance
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Abstract

The effect of heat treatment conditions on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-3Nd-3Al and Mg-3Nd-0.5Zr alloys has been comparatively investigated. The experimental results showed that the grain size of Mg-3Nd-3Al and Mg-3Nd-0.5Zr alloys was similar, which was 48 ± 4 μm and 46 ± 4 μm in as-cast condition and 50 ± 3 μm and 50 ± 4 μm in solid solution (T4) and solid solution + peak aging (T6) conditions, respectively. The intermetallic phases in the as-cast Mg-3Nd-3Al alloy were granular Al2Nd and acicular Al11Nd3. The intermetallic phase in the as-cast Mg-3Nd-0.5Zr alloy was Mg12Nd. The Al2Nd phase did not dissolve and the Al11Nd3 phase decomposed into the Al2Nd phase and the Mg12Nd phase completely dissolved into α-Mg during T4 treatment process. After T6 treatment, the amount of precipitation phase of the Mg-3Nd-3Al alloy was less than that of the Mg-3Nd-0.5Zr alloy. Compared with the Mg-3Nd-0.5Zr alloy, the Mg-3Nd-3Al alloy had higher strength and elongation in as-cast condition, lower strength in T6 condition and a weaker age-hardening effect.

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Acknowledgement

The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the Heilongjiang Province Natural Science Foundation (No. E2018045).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lei Wang
    • 1
  • Yicheng Feng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Erjun Guo
    • 1
  • Liping Wang
    • 1
  • Yuanke Fu
    • 1
  • Sicong Zhao
    • 1
  • Guojian Cao
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Materials Science and EngineeringHarbin University of Science and TechnologyHarbinChina

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