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Volume 2017, Article ID 4065434, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4065434
Research Article

Effect of Reduction in Thickness and Rolling Conditions on Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Rolled Mg-8Al-1Zn-1Ca Alloy

1Magnesium Division, Gonda Metal Industry Co. Ltd., Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-0212, Japan
2Structural Materials Research Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Nagoya, Aichi 463-8560, Japan

Correspondence should be addressed to Masafumi Noda; pj.en.noid.7s@adon-km

Received 8 March 2017; Revised 17 May 2017; Accepted 31 May 2017; Published 5 July 2017

Academic Editor: Jörg M. K. Wiezorek

Copyright © 2017 Yuta Fukuda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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