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Fabrication of ultra-thin nanostructured bimetallic foils by Accumulative Roll Bonding and Asymmetric Rolling

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Abstract


  • This paper reports a new technique that combines the features of Accumulative Roll Bonding (ARB) and Asymmetric Rolling (AR). This technique has been developed to enable production of ultra-thin bimetallic foils. Initially, 1.5 mm thick AA1050 and AA6061 foils were roll-bonded using ARB at 200°C, with 50% reduction. The resulting 1.5 mm bimetallic foil was subsequently thinned to 0.04 mm through four AR passes at room temperature. The speed ratio between the upper and lower AR rolls was 1:1.3. The tensile strength of the bimetallic foil was seen to increase with reduction in thickness. The ductility of the foil was seen to reduce upon decreasing the foil thickness from 1.5 mm to 0.14 mm, but increase upon further reduction in thickness from 0.14 mm to 0.04 mm. The grain size was about 140 nm for the AA6061 layer and 235 nm for the AA1050 layer, after the third AR pass.

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  • 2013

Citation


  • Yu, H., Lu, C., Tieu, A. Kiet., Godbole, A., Su, L., Sun, Y., Liu, M., Tang, D. & Kong, C. (2013). Fabrication of ultra-thin nanostructured bimetallic foils by Accumulative Roll Bonding and Asymmetric Rolling. Scientific Reports, 3 2373-1-2373-9.

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  • 2-s2.0-84942076941

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2448&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/1439

Start Page


  • 2373-1

End Page


  • 2373-9

Volume


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.nature.com/srep/2013/130806/srep02373/pdf/srep02373.pdf

Abstract


  • This paper reports a new technique that combines the features of Accumulative Roll Bonding (ARB) and Asymmetric Rolling (AR). This technique has been developed to enable production of ultra-thin bimetallic foils. Initially, 1.5 mm thick AA1050 and AA6061 foils were roll-bonded using ARB at 200°C, with 50% reduction. The resulting 1.5 mm bimetallic foil was subsequently thinned to 0.04 mm through four AR passes at room temperature. The speed ratio between the upper and lower AR rolls was 1:1.3. The tensile strength of the bimetallic foil was seen to increase with reduction in thickness. The ductility of the foil was seen to reduce upon decreasing the foil thickness from 1.5 mm to 0.14 mm, but increase upon further reduction in thickness from 0.14 mm to 0.04 mm. The grain size was about 140 nm for the AA6061 layer and 235 nm for the AA1050 layer, after the third AR pass.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Yu, H., Lu, C., Tieu, A. Kiet., Godbole, A., Su, L., Sun, Y., Liu, M., Tang, D. & Kong, C. (2013). Fabrication of ultra-thin nanostructured bimetallic foils by Accumulative Roll Bonding and Asymmetric Rolling. Scientific Reports, 3 2373-1-2373-9.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84942076941

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2448&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/1439

Start Page


  • 2373-1

End Page


  • 2373-9

Volume


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.nature.com/srep/2013/130806/srep02373/pdf/srep02373.pdf