Severe plastic deformation of metals

A. Rosochowski (Inventor), University of Strathclyde (Patent applicant) (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

2 Citations (Scopus)


A method of treating a metal billet to change its mechanical and/or physical properties by reducing grain size, the method involving feeding the billet through a first passage and into a second passage inclined to the first passage and deforming the billet by repeatedly loading and unloading it using a reciprocating die at a junction between the first and second passages.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS8631673 B2
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2014


  • metals
  • plastic deformation
  • patent
  • metal billet
  • grain size
  • invention

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