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Wear of En 31 steel

Ramesh, R and Ravikumar, K and Kishore, * (1986) Wear of En 31 steel. In: Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 39 (4). pp. 329-334.

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Abstract

The microstructure effect on dry friction and wear of steel En 31 was evaluated by SEM, Rockwell C hardness, and dry sliding tests, using various heat treatments (full annealing, normalizing, water quenching, and spheroidizing). Full annealing resulted in max. wear loss whereas the martensitic structure had high wear resistance. A structure consisting of martensite, carbide, and retained austenite had the highest wear resistance. The dry wear in air was controlled by both oxidn. and wear mechanisms.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright to this article belongs to Indian Institute of Metals
Keywords: En 31 steel
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2008
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2008 13:28
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/14393

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