Fracture mechanics of ion-nitrided steel

  • M. Lozev
  • A. Zyumbyulev
  • V. Toshkov
  • L. Boev
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Conclusions

The results show that ion nitriding has a positive effect on the cracking resistance of the examined tool steel. The critical thickness of the layer, above which nitriding reduces Klc, was determined.

Keywords

Fracture Toughness Crack Initiation Residual Compressive Stress Nitrided Layer Brittle Strength 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Lozev
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. Zyumbyulev
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • V. Toshkov
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • L. Boev
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Technical UniversityPlovdiv
  2. 2.Technical UniversitySofia
  3. 3.Institute of Metal ScienceVarna

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