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Workability studies in forming of sintered Fe-0.35C powder metallurgy preform during cold upsetting

Narayan, Sumesh and Ananthanarayanan, Rajeshkannan (2011) Workability studies in forming of sintered Fe-0.35C powder metallurgy preform during cold upsetting. Journal of Iron and Steel Research: International, 18 (12). pp. 71-78. ISSN 1006-706X

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    Abstract

    An experimental investigation on the workability behaviour of sintered Fe-0.35C steel preforms under cold upsetting, have been studied in order to understand the influence of aspect ratio and lubrication condition on the workability process. The above mentioned powder metallurgy sintered preform with constant initial theoretical density of 84% of different aspect ratios, namely, 0.4 and 0.6 respectively were prepared using a suitable die- set assembly on a 1 MN capacity hydraulic press and sintered for 90 min at 1200 °C. Each sintered preform was cold upset under nil/no and graphite frictional constraint, respectively. Under the condition of triaxial stress densification state, axial stress, hoop stress, hydrostatic stress, effective stress and formability stress index against axial strain relationship was established and presented in this work. Furthermore, attained density was considered to establish formability stress index and various stress ratio parameters behaviour.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Engineering and Physics
    Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
    Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2011 14:52
    Last Modified: 13 Aug 2012 14:52
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/5085
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