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Name: Al
Status: student
Grade: n/a
Location: RI
Country: USA
Date: Winter 2009-2010

What alloys are most resistant to work hardening?

Hi Al,

In fact, most metals and alloys display relatively little work hardening. Copper and some of its alloys, as well as some stainless steels, and some very specialized martensitic steels, do exhibit work hardening (especially copper). But most steels as well as most aluminum alloys (to name a few) do not suffer significantly from work hardening.

Bob Wilson

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