Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

EBSD study of strain dependent microstructure evolution during hot deformation of a typical nickel-based superalloy

  • Hongbin Zhang (a1), Shengxue Qin (a2), Huiping Li (a1), Jie Liu (a1), Yuting Lv (a1), Yan Wang (a1), Peng Zhang (a3), Haiping Zhou (a1) and Tao Wu (a4)...

Abstract

The microstructure evolution of a typical nickel-based superalloy was studied in the strain range of 0.1–0.9 at 1110 °C/0.01 s−1 by using the electron backscattered diffraction technique. It was found that the evolution of recrystallized microstructures, grain boundary characteristics, and textures was closely related to strain level. With the increasing strain level, the fraction of equiaxed dynamic recrystallization (DRX) grains increased significantly at the expense of the large non-recrystallized grains, and there was a decrease in total low angle grain boundaries fraction and a simultaneous increase in the fraction of high angle grain boundaries. In addition, the occurrence of DRX promoted the formation of Σ3 boundaries, and the coherent Σ3 boundaries were much easier to form at the strain above 0.5. On the other hand, 〈100〉 component of the textures became stronger with the increasing strains, and the lack of 〈111〉 orientations can also be observed in the textures at high strains above 0.7.

Copyright

Corresponding author

a)Address all correspondence to these authors. e-mail: zhouhp325@163.com
b)e-mail: wt@sdu.edu.cn

References

Hide All
1.Kumar, S.S.S., Raghu, T., Bhattacharjee, P.P., Rao, G.A., and Borah, U.: Strain rate dependent microstructural evolution during hot deformation of a hot isostatically processed nickel base superalloy. J. Alloys Compd. 681, 28 (2016).
2.Zhang, H., Zhang, K., Lu, Z., Zhao, C., and Yang, X.: Hot deformation behavior and processing map of a γ′-hardened nickel-based superalloy. Mater. Sci. Eng., A 604, 1 (2014).
3.Lin, Y.C., Wu, X.Y., Chen, X.M., Chen, J., Wen, D.X., Zhang, J.L., and Li, L.T.: EBSD study of a hot deformed nickel-based superalloy. J. Alloys Compd. 640, 101 (2015).
4.Zhang, H., Zhang, K., Zhou, H., Lu, Z., Zhao, C., and Yang, X.: Effect of strain rate on microstructure evolution of a nickel-based superalloy during hot deformation. Mater. Des. 80, 51 (2015).
5.Sakai, T., Belyakov, A., Kaibyshev, R., Miura, H., and Jonas, J.J.: Dynamic and post-dynamic recrystallization under hot, cold and severe plastic deformation conditions. Prog. Mater. Sci. 60, 130 (2014).
6.Wen, D.X., Lin, Y.C., Chen, J., Chen, X.M., Zhang, J.L., Liang, Y.J., and Li, L.T.: Work-hardening behaviors of typical solution-treated and aged Ni-based superalloys during hot deformation. J. Alloys Compd. 618, 372 (2015).
7.Kumar, S.S.S., Raghu, T., Bhattacharjee, P.P., Rao, G.A., and Borah, U.: Work hardening characteristics and microstructural evolution during hot deformation of a nickel superalloy at moderate strain rates. J. Alloys Compd. 709, 394 (2017).
8.Cao, Y., Di, H., Zhang, J., Zhang, J., Ma, T., and Misra, R.D.K.: An electron backscattered diffraction study on the dynamic recrystallization behavior of a nickel–chromium alloy (800H) during hot deformation. Mater. Sci. Eng., A 585, 71 (2013).
9.Buckingham, R.C., Argyrakis, C., Hardy, M.C., and Birosca, S.: The effect of strain distribution on microstructural developments during forging in a newly developed nickel base superalloy. Mater. Sci. Eng., A 654, 317 (2016).
10.Zhang, H., Zhou, H., Qin, S., Liu, J., and Xu, X.: Effect of deformation parameters on twinning evolution during hot deformation in a typical nickel-based superalloy. Mater. Sci. Eng., A 696, 290 (2017).
11.Konkova, T., Rahimi, S., Mironov, S., and Baker, T.N.: Effect of strain level on the evolution of microstructure in a recently developed AD730 nickel based superalloy during hot forging. Mater. Charact. 139, 437 (2018).
12.He, G., Tan, L., Liu, F., Huang, L., Huang, Z., and Jiang, L.: Strain amount dependent grain size and orientation developments during hot compression of a polycrystalline nickel based superalloy. Materials 10, 161 (2017).
13.Zhang, H., Zhang, K., Jiang, S., Zhou, H., Zhao, C., and Yang, X.: Dynamic recrystallization behavior of a γ′-hardened nickel-based superalloy during hot deformation. J. Alloys Compd. 623, 374 (2014).
14.Hu, C., Xia, S., Li, H., Liu, T., Zhou, B., Chen, W., and Wang, N.: Improving the intergranular corrosion resistance of 304 stainless steel by grain boundary network control. Corros. Sci. 53, 1880 (2011).
15.He, D., Lin, Y.C., Huang, J., and Tang, Y.: EBSD study of microstructural evolution in a nickel base superalloy during two ass hot compressive deformation. Adv. Eng. Mater. 20, 1800129 (2018).
16.Coryell, S.P., Findley, K.O., Mataya, M.C., and Brown, E.: Evolution of microstructure and texture during hot compression of a Ni–Fe–Cr superalloy. Metall. Mater. Trans. A 43, 633 (2012).
17.He, D-G., Lin, Y.C., Jiang, X-Y., Yin, L-X., Wang, L-H., and Wu, Q.: Dissolution mechanisms and kinetics of δ phase in an aged Ni-based superalloy in hot deformation process. Mater. Des. 156, 262 (2018).
18.Wen, D-X., Lin, Y.C., Li, X-H., and Singh, S.K.: Hot deformation characteristics and dislocation substructure evolution of a nickel-base alloy considering effects of δ phase. J. Alloys Compd. 764, 1008 (2018).
19.Zhang, H., Zhang, K., Jiang, S., and Lu, Z.: The dynamic recrystallization evolution and kinetics of Ni–18.3Cr–6.4Co–5.9W–4Mo–2.19Al–1.16Ti superalloy during hot deformation. J. Mater. Res. 30, 1029 (2015).
20.Liu, Y., Hu, R., Li, J., Kou, H., Li, H., Chang, H., and Fu, H.: Characterization of hot deformation behavior of Haynes230 by using processing maps. J. Mater. Process. Technol. 209, 4020 (2009).
21.Mcqueen, H.J. and Imbert, C.A.C.: Dynamic recrystallization: Plasticity enhancing structural development. J. Alloys Compd. 378, 35 (2004).
22.Beladi, H., Cizek, P., and Hodgson, P.D.: On the characteristics of substructure development through dynamic recrystallization. Acta Mater. 58, 3531 (2010).
23.Mecking, H. and Kocks, U.F.: Kinetics of flow and strain-hardening. Acta Mater. 29, 1865 (1981).
24.Najafizadeh, A. and Jonas, J.J.: Predicting the critical stress for initiation of dynamic recrystallization. ISIJ Int. 46, 1679 (2006).
25.Mandal, S., Bhaduri, A.K., and Sarma, V.S.: Role of twinning on dynamic recrystallization and microstructure during moderate to high strain rate hot deformation of a Ti-modified austenitic stainless steel. Metall. Mater. Trans. A 43, 2056 (2012).
26.Mirzadeh, H., Cabrera, J.M., Najafizadeh, A., and Calvillo, P.R.: EBSD study of a hot deformed austenitic stainless steel. Mater. Sci. Eng., A 538, 236 (2012).
27.Rollett, A., Humphreys, F., Rohrer, G.S., and Hatherly, M.: Recrystallization and Related Annealing Phenomena (Elsevier, Oxford, 2004).
28.Tu, W.J. and Pollock, T.M.: Deformation and strain storage mechanisms during high-temperature compression of a powder metallurgy nickel-base superalloy. Metall. Mater. Trans. A 41, 2002 (2010).
29.Mahajan, S., Pande, C.S., Imam, M.A., and Rath, B.B.: Formation of annealing twins in f.c.c. crystals. Acta Mater. 45, 2633 (1997).
30.Song, K.H., Chun, Y.B., and Hwang, S.K.: Direct observation of annealing twin formation in a Pb-base alloy. Mater. Sci. Eng., A 454–455, 629 (2007).
31.Randle, V.: Twinning-related grain boundary engineering. Acta Mater. 52, 4067 (2004).
32.Randle, V. and Davies, P.: Deviation from reference planes and reference misorientation for Σ3 boundaries. Interface Sci. 7, 5 (1999).
33.Mandal, S., Bhaduri, A.K., and Sarma, V.S.: Studies on twinning and grain boundary character distribution during anomalous grain growth in a Ti-modified austenitic stainless steel. Mater. Sci. Eng., A 515, 134 (2009).
34.Jin, Z.H., Gumbsch, P., Ma, E., Albe, K., Lu, K., Hahn, H., and Gleiter, H.: The interaction mechanism of screw dislocations with coherent twin boundaries in different face-centred cubic metals. Scr. Mater. 54, 1163 (2006).
35.Hasegawa, M., Yamamoto, M., and Fukutomi, H.: Formation mechanism of texture during dynamic recrystallization in γ-TiAl, nickel and copper examined by microstructure observation and grain boundary analysis based on local orientation measurements. Acta Mater. 51, 3939 (2003).
36.Frommert, M. and Gottstein, G.: Mechanical behavior and microstructure evolution during steady-state dynamic recrystallization in the austenitic steel 800H. Mater. Sci. Eng., A 506, 101 (2009).

Keywords

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed