The high-strength aluminum alloy V92Zr, part of the Al-Zn-Mg system, is a self-quenched alloy. Its primary alloying elements include 4.2 wt% Mg, 3.2 wt% Zn, 0.6 wt% Mn, and 0.15 wt% Zr. The most suitable filler wires for welding this alloy are V92W, AMg6, AMg4Zr, and No.11 (Al-Zn-Mg). This alloy is applicable in aircraft production. Prolonged heating at 50-70°C can lead to significant structural changes in the precipitation hardening of aluminum alloys due to the transition from zone aging to phase aging. Studies indicate that zone aging of Al-Zn-Mg alloys, particularly in weld seams, with repeated heating at 50-70°C, substantially increases strength while reducing elongation, cross-sectional area reduction, toughness, stress corrosion resistance, and increasing susceptibility to cracking. Research has shown that even heating at temperatures below the phase aging threshold can significantly alter the properties. This article examines the effects of prolonged low-temperature heating on the mechanical properties, crack sensitivity in impact bending, and corrosion resistance of semi-finished products and weldments of V92Zr aluminum alloys after solution treatment and aging at room and elevated temperatures.

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