Study of microstructure of surface layers of low-carbon steel after turning and ultrasonic finishing

Zh G. Kovalevskaya, Yu F. Ivanov, O. B. Perevalova, V. A. Klimenov, P. V. Uvarkin

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Profilometry and optical and transmission electron microscopy are used to examine the microstructure of surface layers of a low-carbon ferrite-pearlite steel subjected to turning and ultrasonic finishing. It is shown that turning peaks and valleys have different microstructures, which stipulates manifestation of technological hereditary when processing surfaces of machined parts. Ultrasonic finishing causes the severe plastic deformation of the surface layer, which favors the elimination of a technological heredity that is acquired during turning.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-53
Number of pages13
JournalPhysics of Metals and Metallography
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013



  • profilometry
  • technological heredity
  • transmission electron microscopy
  • turning
  • ultrasonic finishing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry

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