Effect of Controlled Rolling on the Crystallographic Texture and the Mechanical and Ballistic Properties of Steel Armor Plates
Final rept. 8 Jan 1979-7 Jan 1980
UNITED STATES STEEL CORP MONROEVILLE PA RESEARCH LAB
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The scope of the present research included two parts 1 to further strengthen the 112111 texture in the 5Ni steel actually a medium-carbon 5Ni-Si-Cu-Mo-V steel armor by introducing modifications to the previously employed hot-rolling process, and to provide latitude in production of this superior textured armor plate 2 to investigate the crystallographic texture formation in an austenitic steel system such as the A-286 alloy so that textures other than those formed in quenched-and-tempered martensite can be produced and their effects on properties can be studied.
- Properties of Metals and Alloys
- Fabrication Metallurgy