Russian Metallurgy (Metally)

, Volume 2019, Issue 5, pp 524–530 | Cite as

Aging-Induced Hardening of Transition-Metal-Containing Al–Mg–Si Alloys Subjected to Deformation under Different Conditions

  • N. R. BochvarEmail author
  • L. L. Rokhlin
  • I. E. Tarytina
  • N. P. Leonova


Metallographic analysis, hardness and electrical resistivity measurements, and tensile tests are used to study the behavior of Al–Mg2Si alloys with (Sc + Zr) transition metal additions during aging performed after preliminary deformation under different conditions. It is shown that the decomposition of the supersaturated solid solution in the Al–Mg2Si alloys with (Sc + Zr) transition metals and without them occurs in the same manner. However, the strength properties of the alloys with transition metals are higher than those of the alloys free from the transition metals because of substantial refining of solid-solution grains and a high density of dispersoid (Sc1 –xZrx)Al3 aluminide particles. A peak hardness is observed for the alloys after quenching, equal channel angular pressing (ECAP), and aging. However, cold rolling after quenching before aging leads to an increase in the strength properties to a greater extent than ECAP performed under the same conditions.


aluminum alloys cold rolling aging strength properties microstructure 



This study was performed in terms of state assignment no. 007-00129-18-00.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. R. Bochvar
    • 1
    Email author
  • L. L. Rokhlin
    • 1
  • I. E. Tarytina
    • 1
  • N. P. Leonova
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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