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Heat Treating of Nonferrous Alloys

Edited by
George E. Totten
George E. Totten
Portland State University
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ASM International
Volume
4E
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-169-6
Publication date:
2016
Book Chapter

Age Hardening of Aluminum Alloys

By
John Banhart
John Banhart
Technische Universit├Ąt Berlin
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Published:
2016
Page range:
214 - 239
Publication history
November 11, 2016

Abstract

This article describes the effects of alloying and heat treatment on the metastable transition precipitates that occur in age hardenable aluminum alloys. Early precipitation stages are less well understood than later ones. This article details the aging sequence and characteristics of precipitates that occur in the natural aging and artificial aging of Al-Mg-Si-(Cu) alloys, Al-Mg-Cu alloys, microalloyed Al-Mg-Cu-(Ag, Si) alloys, aluminum-lithium-base alloys, and Al-Zn-Mg-(Cu) alloys. Crystal structure, composition, dimensions, and aging conditions of precipitates are detailed. Effects of reversion, duplex annealing, and retrogression and re-aging are included.

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John Banhart, 2016. "Age Hardening of Aluminum Alloys", Heat Treating of Nonferrous Alloys, George E. Totten

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