PSII Nitrogen Implanted M2 Tool Steel for Wear Resistance in Wood Machining Tools

  • S. Raebel
  • F. J. Worzala
  • J. R. Conrad

Abstract

PM M2 saw blade inserts in the as-sintered or quenched and tempered conditions were ion implanted with nitrogen using Plasma Source Ion Implantation. The implanted inserts were subjected to a simulated sawing test to rank their performance against unimplanted M2 and stellite, a material used in the forest products industry for wood machining. Based on the results of this investigation, nitrogen ion implantation appears to be a promising method for reducing the wear of wood machining tools.

Keywords

Tool Steel Wear Test Plasma Sheath Forest Product Industry Wood Machine 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Raebel
    • 1
  • F. J. Worzala
    • 1
  • J. R. Conrad
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin—MadisonMadisonUSA

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