Formation of {111} fibre texture in recrystallised aluminium sheet

O. Engler, H. C. Kim, M. Y. Huh

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The deep drawability of commercial purity aluminium sheets is improved by introducing a (in fcc materials rather unusual) {111} fibre texture in the sheet surface layers. An additional step of warm rolling after the conventional hot and cold rolling leads to the formation of a pronounced shear texture in the sheet surface layers. During the final recrystallisation annealing, the desired {111} texture prevails at the expense of the other shear texture components. The present paper aims to clarify the mechanisms of the formation of {111}∥ND orientations during both warm rolling and recrystallisation. The effect of the {111} surface texture on the plastic anisotropy of the resulting sheets is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-86
Number of pages12
JournalMaterials Science and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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