Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 13, Issue 11, pp 980–982 | Cite as

Hardness of the surface layer of metal treated in gas discharge

  • R. A. Ryabov
  • G. D. Fedorov
  • Yu. N. Gerasimenko
  • V. E. Volkov
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Treatment of metallic materials with ion bombardment in glow discharge in hydrogen increases the hardness of the surface layer for most materials, while treatment in air reduces the hardness. The effect of hydrogen is due to its penetration into the lattice of the metal.


Hydrogen Surface Layer Glow Discharge 
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© Consultants Bureau 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Ryabov
  • G. D. Fedorov
  • Yu. N. Gerasimenko
  • V. E. Volkov

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