Investigation of the influence of the austenitization parameters on the morphology of the martensitic phase of steel 38KhN3MFA

Yu F. Ivanov, E. V. Kozlov

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Abstract

The morphology of martensitic phase of steel 38KhN3MFA is investigated by electron diffraction microscopy. It is shown that the factor governing the content of platelike martensite in the steel is the rate of cooling from the austentizing temperature. The range of cooling rates in which quenching leads to the largest change in morphology of the martensite phase is determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)194-198
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics of Metals and Metallography
Volume72
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1991

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  • Metals and Alloys

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