Fracture performance of high strength steels, aluminium and magnesium alloys during plastic deformation

Haiyan Yu, You Wang, Y. Qin, T. A. Dean, J. Lin, S. J. Yuan, F. Vollertsen
2015 MATEC Web of Conferences  
A series of uniaxial tension tests were performed for 5052 and 6061 aluminum alloys, AZ31B magnesium alloy, TRIP600 and DP600 steels, to obtain a better understanding of their fracture performance. Scanning electron microscope (SEM) observation of the microstructure evolution was conducted. The dimple structure, orientation relationship between the fracture surface and tensile direction, necking behavior were analyzed. The fracture mechanism and fracture mode of each material was discussed in
more » ... was discussed in detail. The results show that TRIP600 steel is subject to a typical inter-granular ductile fracture combined by shear fracture. DP600 steel belongs to mainly ductility mixed with normal fracture. Both 5052 and 6061 aluminum alloys are subject to a mixed ductility fracture and brittle fracture. AA5052 and AA6061 belong to a typical shear fracture and a normal fracture, respectively. Magnesium AZ31B is typical of a brittle fracture combined with normal fracture.
doi:10.1051/matecconf/20152107001 fatcat:7iexixfmbrc5flt4sb74bijizq