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Improvement in Metallurgical Properties of Gravity Die Cast 2024-T6 Aluminum Alloy via Cryogenic Process

  • Engin TanEmail author
  • Sinan Aksöz
  • Yavuz Kaplan
  • Hilal Can
  • Derya Dışpınar
Conference paper
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)


The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of cryogenic process (CP) on the properties of 2024-T6 aluminum alloy. So, samples were held at −40 °C medium for 24 h in CP after solution heat treatment. Finally, samples were subjected to aging process at 120 °C for 8 h after CP. Furthermore, aging process was carried out after 0, 1, and 4 h later after CP. Examination of microstructure was executed by SEM, EDS, and optical microscope (OM) observations. Hardness tests were also conducted through HV. Improvement in metallurgical properties of 2024-T6 aluminum alloy was tested with these parameters, in detail.


Cryogenic Die cast 2024-T6 Al alloy SEM and EDS analyses Hardness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Engin Tan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sinan Aksöz
    • 1
  • Yavuz Kaplan
    • 2
  • Hilal Can
    • 1
  • Derya Dışpınar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Technology FacultyPamukkale University‎DenizliTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Technology FacultyPamukkale University‎DenizliTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Engineering FacultyIstanbul UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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