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(General Engineering) (of a metal, alloy, etc) very easily moulded at high temperatures without fracturing
(General Engineering) such a metal, alloy, etc
ˌsuperplasˈticity n


(ˌsu pərˈplæs tɪk)

(of some metals and alloys) having the capacity to undergo extreme deformation at high temperatures.
- su`per•plas•tic′i•ty (-ˈtɪs ɪ ti)
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and Langdon, T.G., "Developing Superplasticity in an Aluminum Matrix Composite Processed by High-Pressure Torsion," Materials Science & Engineering A 655:36-43, 2016,
The fabrication method, called roll-to-roll laser-induced superplasticity, uses a rolling stamp like the ones used to print newspapers at high speed.
Keywords: Shape Memory Alloys, Superelasticity, marten-sitic transformations, One-way and two-way memory effects, Superplasticity etc.
After SPD process, ultrafine grain, high superplasticity, and low flow stress are available for Al alloys.
Langdon, "Developing grain refinement and superplasticity in a magnesium alloy processed by high-pressure torsion," Materials Science and Engineering: A Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing, vol.
High strain rate superplasticity in a commercial 2024 Al alloy via friction stir processing.
"Effect of polygonal pin profiles on friction stir processed superplasticity of AA7075 alloy", Journal of materials processing technology, 240: 68-76.
It has been studied that thin-film AuCu alloys possess superplasticity properties on flexible substrates [14].
International Conference on Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (12th: 2015: Tokyo, Japan) Edited by Eiichi Sato, Goroh Itoh, Yoshimasa Takayama, Koichi Kitazono, Koji Morita, Takaomi Itoi, and Junya Kobayashi
Now that bulk nanostructured materials are moving from laboratory experimentation to commercial production, Valiev (physics of advanced materials, Ufa State Aviation Technical U., Russia), Zhilyaev (metals superplasticity, Russian Academy of Sciences), and Langdon (materials science, U.
With decreasing of grain size, strength increase with maintaining of ductility, effect of low temperature, and high superplasticity are manifested; a change in physical properties is observed.