Improve the Wear Property of En19 Steel by Boronizing Process

  • D. KumaravelEmail author
  • K. Arunkumar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


This project deals with improving the wear property of En19 steel by boronizing process. En19 steel is used in industrial applications such as gear and shaft manufacturing. It is often selected for high-strength application. Due to its less wear resistance property, En19 steel is not preferred for certain applications. In this project, boronizing by paste method was selected to increase the wear property of En19 steel. Boronizing is a surface modification technique used to enhance the hardness of a metal. Wear studies of the coated specimen were conducted as per the standards. The pin-on-disc tribometer with its combined computer control and Tribo-X software was used to rank the wear property of material.


Wear Boronizing En19 steel Pin-on-disc Muffle furnace 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringAcademy of Maritime Education and TrainingChennaiIndia

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