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25-01-2023 | Technical Article

Microstructural Evolution during Continuous Heating of Multilayered Al/Fe Metallic Composite Processed by Accumulative Roll Bonding

Despite the large number of studies on the development of multilayered composites using accumulative roll bonding method (ARB), there are not enough available details concerning the effect of the temperature variation on the constituent layer …

Authors:
Yasmine Hamiane, Abdelali Hayoune, Louis Hennet, Djamel Hamana

25-01-2023 | Technical Article

Effects of Boron on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of High-Nb TiAl Alloy Fabricated via Laser Melting Deposition

The high-Nb TiAl alloy is an excellent lightweight alloy used in aerospace applications. However, its poor room-temperature plasticity and hot workability significantly hinder its engineering application prospects. In this study, high-Nb TiAl …

Authors:
Junmei Huo, Bo He, Liang Lan

Open Access 25-01-2023 | Technical Article

A Preliminary Study on the Sustainability of Metallization of Polymer Matrix Composites through Cold Spray

The cold spray (CS) process is the latest solid-state deposition method that has gained significant awareness for the metallization of polymer matrix composites (PMCs) materials to modify their surface properties, including electrical or thermal …

Authors:
Antonio Viscusi, Alessia Serena Perna, Antonello Astarita

25-01-2023 | Technical Article

Influence of Nb Additive on Alkaline Corrosion Behavior of Slag-Free Self-shielded Metal-Cord Welding Overlay

The high chromium iron base welding overlays with different niobium additives were fabricated using slag-free self-shielded metal-cored wire. Their corrosion resistance in 1 mol/L NaOH + 3.5 wt.% NaCl alkaline solution was investigated. The …

Authors:
Dashuang Liu, Weimin Long, Vasily N. Lednev, Ping Wei, Rui Wang

25-01-2023 | Technical Article

Corrosion Behavior of a Newly Developed Moderately High C–High Si Multiphase Steel under Aggressive Salt Fog Exposure

In the present work, 0.67%C-1.71%Si-0.86%Mn nominal composition steel was used to develop multiphase steels (bainite, retained austenite, intercritical ferrite and pearlite) by continuous cooling from austenitization temperature for different …

Authors:
Neetu, S. Sangal, K. Mondal

24-01-2023 | Technical Article

De-Alloying Synthesis of Mesoporous Pt-Ti-Ce Hydrogen Evolution Nanocatalysts with Exposed High-Index Crystal Planes

Developing efficient hydrogen evolution electrodes for sustainable energy conversion applications has been a research hot spot in recent years. Herein, a carbon-supported Pt-Ti-Ce nanocatalyst is synthesized by ion beam sputtering and …

Authors:
Yunhao Feng, Bin Yang, Jiaxian Cai, Xudong Li, Liangming Duan, Yueming Shang

24-01-2023 | Technical Article

Modulating Surface Machining to Optimize Work Hardening and Corrosion Behavior in 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel

Surface machining including cutting, rolling and grinding was employed to machine 304 austenitic stainless steels, aiming at obtaining high hardening layer and corrosion resistance. The rolling sample exhibited an improved surface quality as …

Authors:
C. L. Wu, T. Zhao, S. Zhang, Z. Y. Wang, C. H. Zhang, J. Z. Tan

24-01-2023 | Technical Article

Enhanced Mechanical Properties and Ultrafine Microstructure of 18CrNiMo7-6 Steel Prepared by Quenching and Partitioning Combined Cryogenic Treatment

In this work, a novel heat treatment of quenching and partition (Q-P) combined cryogenic treatment (CT) was designed, to improve the mechanical properties of a 18CrNiMo7-6 steel. Based on the microstructure characterization and mechanical property …

Authors:
Haijun Pan, Shengpei Zhao, Bo Qiao, Xingyu Xie, Yichan Zhang, Tiantian Wei, Yongli Zhu, Dongxu Han

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Improving the Surface Performance of Discarded AISI T1 Steel by Cathodic Reduction and Thermal Diffusion-Based Boriding

The surface properties of discarded glass cutting scissors were improved by modifying their surfaces via a fast, low-cost, and environmentally friendly boron diffusion technique called as cathodic reduction and thermal diffusion-based boriding …

Authors:
Guldem Kartal Sireli, Hamit Yuce, Mehtap Arslan, Mehran Karimzadehkhoei, Servet Timur

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Investigation and Analysis of Effect of Curing Process on Compressive Strength Performance of Stereolithography-Printed Components

The use of three-dimensional printing in the engineering and medical fields is at a rapid pace. In stereolithography (SLA) process, selective curing of resin polymer in layer-by-layer format, a post-curing process is required to enhance the …

Authors:
Sunil J. Raykar, Doriana M. D’Addona, Pranav M. Gaikwad, Vaibhav S. Bhosale, Atharv R. Gaikwad, Shivam M. Hajare, Shreyas M. Mali

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Cubic Silicon Nitride: Insights from Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations have been used to study the mechanical behavior as well as the structural change of cubic (c-) Si3N4 upon uniaxial tensile loading. The Si3N4 sample is simulated under the cooling process and high pressure. At …

Authors:
Vinh V. Le, Thi Hinh Dinh, Thao T. Nguyen

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Microstructure Evolution and Micro-nano-mechanical Properties of 6061 Aluminum Alloy in Hot Flow Forming under Different Thinning Rates

Microscopic plastic deformation mechanism of hot flow forming of 6061 aluminum alloy was analyzed by nanoindentation experiments and numerical simulations. The effects of different thickness reductions on the microstructure and …

Authors:
Han Zhang, Tingting Zhang, Zhihang Yan, Feng Liu, Jie Zhang, Wenxian Wang

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Optimization of Ultra-High and High Manganese Steel Based on Artificial Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm

Five algorithms of Gaussian process regression, artificial neural network (ANN), support vector machine, boosted trees, and genetic algorithm artificial neural networks (GAANN) are used to model high manganese steel's processing parameters …

Authors:
Yan Liu, Ji-Bing Sun, Shi-Jia Liu, Zhuang Liu, Fu-Xing Yin

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Technological Shells in Rolling Processes of Thin Sheets from Hard-to-Deform Materials

Innovations in many strategically important sectors, such as the aerospace, automotive, energy and other industries, depend on making products from hard-to-deform materials. The most promising technology for their forming is rolling in a ductile …

Authors:
Salikhyanov Denis, Kamantsev Ivan, Michurov Nikolay

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Influence of Microstructure on Tensile Properties and Deformation Mechanism of Ti-5Al-1V-1Sn-1Zr-0.8Mo Alloy: Bimodal Versus Basketweave Structures

The influence of microstructures (bimodal and basketweave) on the tensile properties and deformation mechanism of Ti-5Al-1V-1Sn-1Zr-0.8Mo alloy was investigated via an in situ tensile test monitored by electron backscatter diffraction …

Authors:
Junqiang Ren, Ruijie Chen, Qi Wang, Xudong Zhang, Chao Xin, Junchen Li, Le Li, Xuefeng Lu

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Theoretical and Numerical Investigation of the Limit Strain of a 5754-O Aluminum Alloy Sheet Considering the Influence of the Hardening Law

This work focuses on the limit strains of 5754-O aluminum alloy sheets with consideration of the hardening law effect. Based on uniaxial tension test data, the hardening laws of Swift, Voce, LSV and Hockett–Sherby were applied to determine the …

Authors:
Bolin Ma, Chunyu Yang, Xiangdong Wu, Lihua Zhan

23-01-2023 | Technical Article

Corrosion Resistance and Tribological Behavior of Ag-Ge/Nano-SiC Coatings Prepared by Pulse Electrodeposition

Silver coating in its jewelry application needs to resist tarnishing as well as wear. The corrosion and tribological behavior of pulse reverse current (PRC) and the addition of SiC 45-60 nm-size nanoparticles in the Ag-Ge coating on copper …

Authors:
Hamid Reza Javadian, Seyed Mohammad Mehdi Hadavi, Mehdi Gholampour

20-01-2023 | Technical Article

Optimization of Solution Heat Treatment Processes for AA7075-H18 Alloy Sheets

The solution heat treatment (SHT) is an important step in hot forming and in-die quenching (HFQ) process. Herein, the SHT of cold-rolled AA7075-H18 alloy sheets is carried out in the temperature range of 462-518 °C for 0.9-29 min, and a response …

Authors:
Gang Wang, Xin Li, Ge Yu, Jian Zhang, Wei Yan, Zhengwei Gu

20-01-2023 | Technical Article

Effect of Peening Parameters on the Ultrasonic Shot-Peened Surfaces of Electro-co-deposited Ni/Ni-TiO2 Coatings

In the present study, the effect of ultrasonic shot peening (USSP) on electrodeposited Ni/Ni-TiO2 coatings on mild steel substrate was analyzed in terms of surface-mechanical and electrochemical properties. USSP was performed on the Ni/Ni-TiO2 …

Authors:
Adarsh Kushwaha, A. Basu

20-01-2023 | Technical Article

Evaluation of Different Sintering Agents for Binder Jetting of Aluminum Alloy

Recently, the automotive and aerospace industries have shown a growing interest to implement the binder jetting (BJ) on fabrication of lightweight aluminum products. However, the surface oxide layer on the aluminum particles presents a feasibility …

Authors:
Solgang Im, Morteza Ghasri-Khouzani, Waqas Muhammad, Rasim Batmaz, Khadijeh Esmati, Apratim Chakraborty, Arunkumar Natarajan, Étienne Martin