, Volume 70, Issue 5, pp 666–671 | Cite as

Transformation Stasis Phenomenon of Bainite Formation in Low-Carbon, Multicomponent Alloyed Steel

  • Liangyun Lan
  • Xiangwei Kong
Characterization of Advanced High Strength Steels for Automobiles


The transformation stasis phenomenon of bainite formation in low-carbon steel was detected using a high-resolution dilatometer. The phenomenon occurred at different stages for different isothermal temperatures. In combination with microstructural observation, the calculated overall activation energy of transformation and interface migration velocity shed new light on the cause of formation of the stasis phenomenon. The temporary stasis formed at the initial stage of phase transformation for high isothermal temperature was attributed to the drag effect of substitutional atoms, which leads to low-interface migration velocity and large overall activation energy.



This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 51605084 and 51641503).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical Engineering and AutomationNortheastern UniversityShenyangPeople’s Republic of China

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