Effect of Grain Refiner Amount on the Hot Tearing of 6xxx Alloys During DC Casting

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Muhammad Umar Farooq Chandia1,
  2. Arild Hákonsen2 and
  3. John Erik Hafsás1

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch167

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Chandia, M. U. F., Hákonsen, A. and Erik Hafsás, J. (2012) Effect of Grain Refiner Amount on the Hot Tearing of 6xxx Alloys During DC Casting, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch167

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hydro Aluminium, Research and Technology Development, P.O. Box 219, N-6601 Sunndalsøra, Norway.

  2. 2

    Hycast, 6600 Sunndalsøra, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • Grain refiner;
  • DC casting;
  • Casting speed;
  • AA6xxx alloys;
  • Hot tearing/cracking

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental

  • Results

  • Discussions

  • Conclusion