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Effect of Heat Treatment on the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Tool Steel 1.6% C – 12% Cr – 0.8% Mo – 0.9% V

The effect of heat treatment modes of tool steel Fe – 12% Cr – 0.8% Mo – 0.9% V – 1.6% C on its structure and strength is analyzed. The temperatures for quenching and tempering providing maximum hardness and strength and satisfactory ductility are determined.

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Translated from Metallovedenie i Termicheskaya Obrabotka Metallov, No. 8, pp. 21 – 26, August, 2022.

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Shveikin, V.P., Kuznetsov, V.P., Kamantsev, I.S. et al. Effect of Heat Treatment on the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Tool Steel 1.6% C – 12% Cr – 0.8% Mo – 0.9% V. Met Sci Heat Treat 64, 441–445 (2022).

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Key words

  • tool steel
  • quenching
  • tempering
  • martensite
  • carbides
  • mechanical properties