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Severe plastic deformation of metals

Rosochowski, Andrzej (2012) Severe plastic deformation of metals. EP1861211 B1.

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    Abstract

    A method of treating a metal billet to change its mechanical and/or physical properties by reducing grain size, the method involving feeding the billet through a first passage and into a second passage inclined to the first passage characterised by deforming the billet by repeatedly loading and unloading it using at list one reciprocating die at a junction between the first and second passages in order to process the whole length of the billet, wherein the reciprocating die defines part of the second passage and the first and second passages constrain the billet in a direction perpendicular to a flow plane of the billet, thereby to cause plane strain of the billet.

    Item type: Patent
    ID code: 42216
    Keywords: metals, plastic deformation, patent, metal billet, grain size, invention, Engineering design, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
    Subjects: Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Engineering design
    Department: Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 15:15
    Last modified: 07 Sep 2014 13:54
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/42216

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