Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 56, Issue 1–2, pp 81–83 | Cite as

Effect of Tempering on Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of a High-Strength Low-Alloy Steel

  • Z. JanjuševićEmail author
  • Z. Gulišija
  • M. Mihailović
  • A. Patarić

The effect of tempering at 450 – 650°C of different duration on mechanical properties and microstructure of a cast low-alloy steel is investigated. The ultimate rupture strength, the yield strength, the elongation and the Vickers hardness of the steel are determined. Metallographic analysis is performed.

Key words

low-alloy steel tempering mechanical properties structure 


The authors acknowledge the financial support of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia within Project TR 34002.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Janjušević
    • 1
    Email author
  • Z. Gulišija
    • 1
  • M. Mihailović
    • 1
  • A. Patarić
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Technology of Nuclear and Other Mineral Raw MaterialsBelgradeSerbia

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