Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 130–134 | Cite as

Effect of prior heat treatment on nitride-layer formation and the properties of steel 30KhGSA

  • V. N. Ketkin
  • V. G. Sorokin
  • T. A. Petrova
  • V. G. Rakin
Chemicothermal Treatment


Hardening from the intercritical temperature range for steel 30KhGSA followed by nitriding in a glow discharge provides high hardness and a nitride-layer thickness combined with a low tendency of the base toward brittle fracture.


Heat Treatment Brittle Brittle Fracture High Hardness Glow Discharge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Ketkin
  • V. G. Sorokin
  • T. A. Petrova
  • V. G. Rakin

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