|About this Abstract
||2016 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
||Strip Casting of Light Metals
||Substitution of Rare Earth Elements in Magnesium Alloys for the Sheet Production via Twin Roll Casting
||Gerrit Kurz, Tom Petersen, Ibai Portugal Gonzales, Roland Hoppe, Dietmar Letzig
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The sheet properties of magnesium, like ductility, strength and corrosion resistance, are improved by alloying rare earth elements. But the availability of these elements is limited. So, by using innovative production and processing methods, like Twin Roll Casting, rare earth element-free high-strength and ductile Mg sheet materials should be developed with competitive properties. Various approaches are being used, which include the complete process chain of the alloy development through production of semi-finished products and components to be integrated into the final product.
This paper reports on the substitution of rare earth elements in high-strength and ductile magnesium alloys. This is the aim of the project SubSEEMag. The paper will also show first results of casting and rolling experiments on aluminum containing and aluminum-free magnesium alloys which contain Calcium. The influence of different alloying elements on the microstructure of the sheets is presented and discussed with respect to arising texture.
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