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Heat Treating of Nonferrous Alloys

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George E. Totten
George E. Totten
Portland State University
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Quench Sensitivity of Aluminum Alloys

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179 - 197
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November 11, 2016


This article discusses the various methods for evaluating the quench sensitivity of aluminum alloys, namely, time-temperature-property diagrams, the quench factor analysis, the Jominy end-quench method, and continuous-cooling precipitation diagrams. It briefly describes the procedures, applications, advantages, and limitations of these methods.

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2016. "Quench Sensitivity of Aluminum Alloys", Heat Treating of Nonferrous Alloys, George E. Totten

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