Effects of Heat Treatments on Steels for Bearing Applications
First Online: 11 May 2007 Received: 31 July 2006 Revised: 29 August 2006 DOI:
10.1007/s11665-007-9075-6 Cite this article as: Clemons, K., Lorraine, C., Salgado, G. et al. J. of Materi Eng and Perform (2007) 16: 592. doi:10.1007/s11665-007-9075-6 Abstract
AISI 52 100, 440C, REX20, and Crucible CRU80 steel samples were exposed to 16 different heat treatments to vary the levels of retained austenite. Rockwell C hardness measurements, optical microscopy, and compression testing were used to compare the properties of the different steels.
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