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Quenching of springs made of steel 60S2KhA in foam


Replacing oil for quenching cylindrical coiled compression springs of steel 60S2KhA with a water-base foam improves the hardenability without formation of cracks and increases the elestic properties and fatigue life of springs.

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G. I. Nosov Magnitogorsk Mining-Metallurgical Institute, Beloretsk Tractor Spring Factory. Chelyabinsk Branch of the Scientific-Research Automobile-Tractor Institute. Translated from Metallovedenie i Termicheskaya Obrabotka Metallov, No. 1, pp. 42–45, January, 1978.

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Ivantsov, G.I., Shtremt, M.S., Chukin, V.V. et al. Quenching of springs made of steel 60S2KhA in foam. Met Sci Heat Treat 20, 41–45 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00670441

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  • Fatigue
  • Foam
  • Fatigue Life
  • Compression Spring
  • Coiled Compression