Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 61, Issue 5–6, pp 287–294 | Cite as

Structural Features and Application Prospects for High-Nitrogen Austenitic Steels

  • O. A. BannykhEmail author

The particular features of structure formation in high-nitrogen austenitic steels characterized by intermittent decomposition of solid solution and ductile-brittle transition are considered. The effects of heat treatment, thermoplastic treatment, and alloying elements on the physical and mechanical properties of high-nitrogen austenitic steels are considered. Possibilities for using such steels as structural materials are analyzed.

Key words

high-nitrogen austenitic steel structure properties strength ductility intermittent decomposition ductile-brittle transition stacking fault energy grain size 


Work was conducted within the scope of a state assignment No. 007-00129-18-00.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.A. A. Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials ScienceRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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