The addition of Co to a Mg-8 wt.% Zn alloy allows the use of a much higher solution treatment temperature that can lead to higher concentrations of Zn atoms and vacancies in Mg grains of the solution-treated samples, which upon subsequent ageing can significantly increase precipitate number density and age-hardening response.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2011|
- Magnesium alloys
- Age-hardening response
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