Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 54, Issue 5–6, pp 309–314 | Cite as

Thermochemical treatment of steels in the plasma of a hydrostatic glow-spark discharge

  • L. G. Petrova
  • V. A. Aleksandrov
  • P. E. Demin

This article presents results from studies of the thermochemical treatment of steel parts based on their nitriding in the plasma of a hydrostatic glow-spark discharge (GSD). The article examines the nitriding of carbon and alloy steels in a GSD plasma (hydroplasma nitriding), as well as combination methods of treating carbon steels. One of the combination methods discussed is diffusion saturation of the steel by a metal, nitrogen, and carbon.

Key words

thermochemical treatment nitriding plasma of hydrostatic discharge metal plating electrolyte. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. G. Petrova
    • 1
  • V. A. Aleksandrov
    • 1
  • P. E. Demin
    • 1
  1. 1.MoscowRussia

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