Introduction

Chapter
Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)

Abstract

The development of high interstitial stainless austenitic steels (HIS) is aimed at a production without costly pressure or powder metallurgy as required by some high nitrogen steels (HNS). At a C + N content between 0.8 and 1.1 mass % the strength level is to be raised considerably above that of standard low interstitial grades. To this avail a multiscale investigation covers the electron structure, microstructure, constitution, properties and manufacturing of new HIS.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Berns
    • 1
  • Valentin Gavriljuk
    • 2
  • Sascha Riedner
    • 3
  1. 1.Ruhr-UniversityBochumGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Metal PhysicsKievUkraine
  3. 3.DEW Steel CompanyKamenGermany

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