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0032 1/T (1/K) Figure 38 An Arrhenius plot of the time–temperature relation for 50% recrystallization of the copper in Figure 37. increases. The increase of grain size is often characterized by 1=n d1=n À d0 ¼ Ct ½6Š ODFs for copper and copper with increasing amounts of zinc are given in Figure 44. The transition from copper-type recrystallization texture to the brass-type texture depends on the stacking fault energy of the alloy. This correlation is shown in Figure 45. A marked change occurs at 8% Zn, 3%Al, 2% Ge, or a little over 1% P.

Both copper and zinc atoms go into solution, but copper then precipitates as a porous plug. Figure 50 shows the effect of composition on Time to failure (h) Alloys: Copper 45 10000 Cu 1000 280 Figure 51 A plug of dezincified metal on a brass pipe. (Adapted from ASM (2001) Copper and Copper Alloys, ASM Specialty Handbook. ) (a) Cu−10% Zn 300 320 340 360 1/T (K−1) Figure 53 Arrhenius plot of time to failure of copper and brass under constant load in NH4OH in the temperature range of 40– 701C. ) (b) Figure 52 Examples of stress-corrosion cracking in brass.

Adapted from Flinn RA (1961) The Non-Ferrous Copper, Brass, and Bronze Castings, p. 20. 8% Al after slow cooling from 8001C. (Adapted from ASM (2001) Copper and Copper Alloys, ASM Specialty Handbook, p. 48. ) 3001C and 4001C. Figure 27 shows the copper-rich end of the Cu–Be phase diagram. Precipitation hardening produces very high strengths. Even higher strengths can be achieved by cold working after the solution treatment and before precipitation as shown in Table 6. The principal drawback is that the toxicity of beryllium is an extreme danger in preparing this alloy.

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