Influence of Hot Band Annealing and Cold Rolling on Texture and Ridging of 430 Stainless Steel Containing Aluminum


An approach to optimize the processing parameters to get superior ridging resistance and mechanical properties in commercial production of 430 ferritic stainless steel has been studied. Attention was also paid to improve productivity and energy saving without hampering the surface and mechanical property aspects of the material. Hot rolled coils annealed by slow cooling under insulated cover exhibit better ridging resistance than bell annealing treatment with a minor decrease in ductility. Soaking temperature prior to hot rolling has a significant effect on ridging resistance.

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S. Patra and L. Singhal, "Influence of Hot Band Annealing and Cold Rolling on Texture and Ridging of 430 Stainless Steel Containing Aluminum," Materials Sciences and Applications, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2013, pp. 70-76. doi: 10.4236/msa.2013.41009.

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