Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here


Aluminum Strain Hardening Exponent

Aluminum Strain Hardening Exponent

Aluminum Strain Hardening Exponent

Could anyone please  help me to find the strain hardening exponent for 7075 T6, 6061 T6 and 2014 T6 Aluminum.

Thank you in Advance


RE: Aluminum Strain Hardening Exponent

From ASM Handbook, Volume 8, Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, under Component testing,,,,,

7075 T6  monotonic load, n=0.113
6061 data for T651 only, monotonic load, n=0.042
2014 T6  not reported

RE: Aluminum Strain Hardening Exponent


Thank you so very much for the quick response and location of the data.


RE: Aluminum Strain Hardening Exponent

Aluminum alloys have a FCC crystal structure and low stacking fault energy, which means that dislocation cross slip is extensive, and therefore they do not significantly strain harden.  2014-T6 will be in the same range as the other two alloys, probably closer to 7075.

RE: Aluminum Strain Hardening Exponent

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


eBook - Efficient and Effective Production Support with 3D Printed Jigs and Fixtures
Jigs and fixtures offer manufacturers a reliable process for delivering accurate, high-quality outcomes, whether for a specific part or feature, or for consistency across multiples of parts. Although the methodologies and materials for producing jigs and fixtures have evolved beyond the conventional metal tooling of years past, their position as a manufacturing staple remains constant due to the benefits they offer. Download Now
Overcoming Cutting Tool Challenges in Aerospace Machining
Aerospace manufacturing has always been on the cutting edge, from materials to production techniques. However, these two aspects of aerospace machining can conflict, as manufacturers strive to maintain machining efficiency with new materials by using new methods and cutting tools. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close