Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 26, Issue 7, pp 553–554 | Cite as

Formation of diffusion silicide layers on Fe−C alloys

  • V. I. Udovitskii
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Conclusions

  1. 1.

    During siliciding at the diffusion layer-base boundary there is formation of low-melting point eutectic providing an anomalously high rate of impregnating element diffusion.

     
  2. 2.

    An increase in temperature and carbon content in Fe−C alloys promotes development of an accelerated effect for silicon diffusion.

     
  3. 3.

    Determination of the mechanism for liquid-phase diffusion in Fe−C alloys makes it possible to develop controlled processes for obtaining diffusion layers of considerable thickness.

     

Keywords

Silicon Carbon Content Control Process Diffusion Layer Point Eutectic 

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