Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 37, Issue 8, pp 315–316 | Cite as

Method for electrocontact treatment of articles from spring steel in an aqueous medium

  • L. I. Bershtein
  • A. S. Siper
Metal Science and Heat Treatment


The authors suggest an original method of heat treatment including quenching and tempering. An article placed in water is heated by the electrocontact method and cooled by switching off the electric current without taking the article out of the water,


Heat Treatment Aqueous Medium Electric Current Original Method Spring Steel 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. I. Bershtein
    • 1
  • A. S. Siper
    • 1
  1. 1.“Uralvagonzavod” Production AssociationNizhne-Tagil'sk Branch of the Ural State Engineering UniversityNizhnii TagilRussia

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