Abnormal extrusion texture and reversed yield asymmetry in a Mg–Y-Sm-Zn-Zr alloy

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  • Shaoyuan Lyu
  • Ruixiao Zheng
  • Wenlong Xiao
  • Yuanding Huang
  • Serge Gavras
  • Norbert Hort
  • Guodong Li
  • Chaoli Ma

An extruded Mg–Y-Sm-Zn-Zr alloy exhibited an abnormal texture component, that is, the c-axis of most grains was aligned parallel to the extrusion direction. The reversed yield asymmetry with a tension/compression of 0.94 was attributed to the activation of extension twinning under tensile strain.

Original languageEnglish
JournalMaterials Science and Engineering A
Pages (from-to)426-430
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 08.07.2019
Externally publishedYes

    Research areas

  • Magnesium alloys, Texture, Twinning, Work hardening, Yield asymmetry
  • Engineering