Significant Difficulties in Achieving Equal Channel Angular Pressing in Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites


  • Sagar K G

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560036, India

Received: 4 August 2023 | Revised: 23 August 2023 | Accepted: 29 August 2023 | Published Online: 31 August 2023


The technique known as Equal Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP) has gained prominence as a transformational method for improving the mechanical characteristics of metals and alloys by subjecting them to intense plastic deformation. This study explores the significant difficulties that arise when using Equal Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP) on Aluminium 2024-Beryl Metal Matrix Composites (2024-BMMCs), providing a detailed analysis of the complex interaction between the reinforcement particles and the aluminium matrix. This work aims to provide a thorough examination of the challenges, root causes, and possible approaches to address the issue of producing consistent deformation in 2024-BMMCs using ECAP. By doing so, this research contributes to a better understanding of the intricate nature of this process.


Types of die materials; Process parameters; ECAP; Aluminum metal matrix composite


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How to Cite

Sagar K G. (2023). Significant Difficulties in Achieving Equal Channel Angular Pressing in Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites. Journal of Metallic Material Research, 6(2), 2–9.


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