Development of 〈1010〉 Texture During Tensile Test at Room Temperature

Zhuoran Zeng, Mingzhe Bian, Shiwei Xu, Chris H.J. Davies, Nick Birbilis, Jian Feng Nie

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The preferential orientation of 〈1010〉 axis along tensile direction in magnesium (Mg) sheet alloys is still controversial. By using a quasi-in situ electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) method, the present study provides an interpretation about the origin of the 〈1010〉 texture. It is found that a strong 〈1010〉 texture is developed after tensile stretching in the Mg alloys with different compositions. The occurrence of the 〈1010〉 texture is predominantly caused by the preferential formation and growth of twins, whose 〈1010〉 axes are nearly parallel to the tensile direction. In contrast, the dislocation slip only leads to a small-scale change of grain orientations, and therefore is unlikely to result in the occurrence of 〈1010〉 texture.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMagnesium Technology 2017
EditorsNeale R. Neelameggham, Alok Singh, Kiran N. Solanki, Dmytro Orlov
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783319523910
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventMagnesium Technology Symposium 2017 - San Diego, United States of America
Duration: 26 Feb 20172 Mar 2017 (Proceedings)

Publication series

NameMinerals, Metals and Materials Series
VolumePart F8
ISSN (Print)2367-1181
ISSN (Electronic)2367-1696


ConferenceMagnesium Technology Symposium 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
CitySan Diego
Internet address


  • Ductility
  • Mg sheet
  • Texture
  • Twinning

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