Study on hardness and wear resistance of shot peened AA7075-T6 aluminum alloy

Khun, Nay Win and Trung, Pham Quang and Butler, David Lee (2021) Study on hardness and wear resistance of shot peened AA7075-T6 aluminum alloy. Engineering Research Express. ISSN 2631-8695

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    Abstract

    AA7075-T6 aluminum alloy samples were shot peened at various shot peening pressures in the range of 10-70 psi to study their mechanical and tribological properties under dry and mineral oil lubrication conditions. The surface roughness of the shot peened AA7075-T6 samples apparently increased with increased shot peening pressure. The best bearing surface was obtained when the shot peening process was carried out at the highest shot peening pressure of 70 psi. It was found that the increased shot peening pressure increased the hardness and decreased the wear of the shot peened samples. The shot peened samples tested under the mineral oil lubrication condition also had lower wear for higher shot peening pressures due to the combined effects of their higher surface wear resistance and better bearing surfaces. The results clearly showed that using the mineral oil lubricant during sliding apparently decreased the wear of the shot peened samples as a result of the lubricating effect of the lubricant. It could be deduced that the tribological properties of the shot peened AA7075-T6 samples under the dry and lubrication conditions were affected by the shot peening pressure

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    Khun, Nay Win, Trung, Pham Quang and Butler, David Lee ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9952-8670;