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Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 53, Issue 1–2, pp 82–86 | Cite as

Nitriding methods used at the “AVTOVAZ” company

  • A. K. Tikhonov
  • Yu. M. Palagin
Surface Engineering
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Nitriding processes used at the “AVTOVAZ” Company for strengthening car parts, tools, and accessories are considered. The structure and hardness of the nitrided layer on steels and irons and the nitriding equipment are described.

Key words

structural steels nitriding hardness structure. 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.“AVTOVAZ” CompanyTolyattiRussia

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