Transmission Electron Microscopy Study of Structural Changes Hot Deformation of Titanium Alloys

  • R. M. Lerinman
  • T. L. Trenogina
  • O. A. Yolkina


The investigation of microstructural changes during hot deformation of titanium alloys is of great practical interest especially for the establishment of optimal regimes of high-temperature mechanical treatment and for the study of possibility of application of hot deformation of a+ß alloys in ß field. Deformation in the ß field offers well-known technological advantages as well as improvements in plane strain fracture toughness and creep strength resist ance.(1) At the same time, 13 deformation, as numerous investiga-tions reveal, decreases tensile ductility of the alloys in comparison with deformation in a+ß field. However in (1) it was demonstrated that the proper choice of deformation conditions in beta field of Ti-6A1-4V results in the same tensile ductility as after a+ß deformation. The main prerequisite being extensive deformation with no recrystallization.


Titanium Alloy Dislocation Structure Creep Strength Water Quenching Subgrain Boundary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Lerinman
    • 1
  • T. L. Trenogina
    • 1
  • O. A. Yolkina
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Metal Physics, the Urals Scientific CentreUSSR Academy of SciencesUSSR

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