Structure and mechanical properties of squeeze casting aluminum alloy D16

R.K. Gulnara1, G.T. Vadim1
1Institute for Metals Superplasticity Problems RAS
Influence of size of the ambient pressure enclosed to melt and die temperature on structural changes and mechanical properties are investigated. It is shown, that depending on modes of squeeze casting in an alloy is formed or the dendrite structure or the mixed structure. The opportunity of increase of a level of strength of an alloy up to the values observable in hot-deformed a condition is shown.
Received: 23 September 2011   Revised: 03 October 2011   Accepted: 26 October 2011
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