Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Correlation of Grain Size, Stacking Fault Energy, and Texture in Cu-Al Alloys Deformed under Simulated Rolling Conditions

Table 2

Heat treatments employed to achieve three grain sizes for all materials; is the precold deformation in plane strain compression given to the materials before annealing for the small grain sizes.

MaterialsGrain size
10–15 µm60–80 µm240–270 µm

Copper Step  1: = 0.75
Step  2: 460°C, 3/4 hours
750°C, 3/4 hours950°C, 1 hour
Cu-Al alloy
1%Al
Step  1: = 0.4
Step  2: 380°C, 2 hours
As received850°C, 1 hour
Cu-Al alloy
2%Al
Step  1: = 0.45
Step  2: 380°C, 2 hours
As received850°C, 1 hour
Cu-Al alloy
4.7%Al
Step  1: = 0.55
Step  2: 380°C, 2 hours
As received850°C, 1 hour
Cu-Al alloy
7.1%Al
Step  1: = 0.6
Step  2: 380°C, 2 hours
As received850°C, 1 hour