Microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of Al-40 wt.%Zn alloy processed by equal-channel angular extrusion

Saray O., PÜRÇEK G.

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, vol.209, no.5, pp.2488-2498, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


The Al-based Al-40 wt.%Zn alloy was subjected to multi-pass equal-channel angular extrusion (ECAE) via route-A and route-B-C. Before and after ECAE processing, microstructural evolution, the tensile properties, impact toughness and fracture behavior of the alloy were investigated.