The paper discusses combined conditions of saturating martensitic steel with carbon and nitrogen using low-pressure atmospheres. The studied conditions include pre-carburizing, hardening heat treatment, and finishing nitriding, as well as pre-nitriding, subsequent carburizing, and heat treatment. Acomparative analysis of the properties of steels obtained under different combined conditions was performed.
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Smirnov, A.E., Semenov, M.Y., Mokhova, A.S. et al. Use of Combined Methods of Successive Carburizing and Nitriding of Martensitic Steels in Low-Pressure Atmospheres. Met Sci Heat Treat (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11041-020-00524-1
- martensitic steels
- combined thermochemical treatment
- low-pressure atmosphere treatment
- precipitation-hardening cobalt-alloyed steels
- high-carbon bearing steels
- friction factor