Effect of Rolling Reduction on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties Cu-3%Ti Alloy

  • Prabhjot Singh
  • S. RameshEmail author
  • Gajanan Anne
  • H. Shivananda Nayaka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Cu-3%Ti alloy is cold rolled with different reduction ratios and the microstructures and mechanical properties are compared with that of as-cast Cu-3%Ti alloy. Microstructure was analyzed using optical microscope and scanning electron microscope. Optical microscopy revealed significant grain refinement that occurred during the rolling process. Tensile test results indicate that the UTS is increased by a significant amount up to 80% rolling reduction. A significant amount of tensile strength increased up to 812 MPa is about 1.69 times that of the cast Cu-3%Ti alloy. Hardness of the rolled Cu-3%Ti increased as % reduction increased. Dimples were revealed on the fracture surface of the rolled Cu-3%Ti specimens indicating a ductile nature of the fracture.


Cu-3%ti alloy Rolling Grain refinement Tensile strength 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prabhjot Singh
    • 1
  • S. Ramesh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gajanan Anne
    • 2
  • H. Shivananda Nayaka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of Technology KarnatakaSurathkal, MangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringShri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & ManagementUdupiIndia

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