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J. Phys. IV France
Volume 05, Numéro C2, Février 1995
IIIrd European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations
Page(s) C2-311 - C2-315
IIIrd European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations

J. Phys. IV France 05 (1995) C2-311-C2-315

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:1995248

Effect of Amount of Deformation on the Martensitic Transformation and Shape Memory Effect in Fe-Mn-Si based Shape Memory Steel

Q. Gu1, J. Van Humbeeck1, L. Delaey1, L. Federzoni2, G. Guénin2 and D. Gex3

1  Dept. of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, K.U. Leuven, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
2  GEMPPM, INSA-Lyon, 69621 Villeurbanne cedex, France
3  Ugine Savoie, 73403 Savoie cedex, France

The effect of amount of deformation on the martensitic transformation and shape memory effect in a Fe-16Mn-5Si-9Cr-4Ni alloy is studied. It is found that both ε- and α'- martensite are induced by deformation. With increasing amount of deformation, γ→ε→α' transformation is greatly enhanced. the highest shape memory strain 3.8% is reached when the amount of deformation is about 5%.

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