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Effect of strain aging of martensite on relaxation resistance and service life of springs


Strain aging of steel 60S2A in the martensitic condition increases the relaxation resistance and fatigue life of springs.

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Translated from Metallovedenie i Termicheskaya Obrabotka Metallov, No. 1, pp. 72–73, January, 1976.

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Ismagilov, M.M., Zabil'skii, V.V. Effect of strain aging of martensite on relaxation resistance and service life of springs. Met Sci Heat Treat 18, 93–94 (1976).

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  • Fatigue
  • Martensite
  • Fatigue Life
  • Service Life
  • Strain Aging