Specialty Steels and Hard Materials

Specialty Steels and Hard Materials

Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Developments in Specialty Steels and Hard Materials (Materials Development '82) Held in Pretoria, South Africa, 8-12 November 1982

1st Edition - January 1, 1983

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  • Editors: N. R. Comins, J. B. Clark
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190549

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Specialty Steels and Hard Materials covers the proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Developments in Specialty Steels and Hard Materials (Materials Development '82). The main focus of the materials in the selection is on the microstructural detail, alloy design, processing technology, applications, and economic viability. The first part of the title presents the invited papers in the conference; this part includes topics such as toughness in high speed steels and hard metals; the use of vanadium in low alloy structural steels; and design of strong, ductile, duplex low alloy steels. The second part of the text covers topics about high strength low alloy steels, stainless steels, and rapid solidification processing. The last part of selection deals with tungsten carbide-cobalt hard metals, non-oxide ceramics, and sintered polycrystalline ultra-hard materials. The book will be of great interest to students, researchers, and practitioners of materials engineering and metallurgy.

Table of Contents

  • Invited Papers

    Rapid Solidification Processing and the Control of Structure/Property Relationships

    Microstructural Design in Low Alloy Steels

    Maraging Steels - Structure, Properties and Applications

    Design of Strong, Ductile, Duplex Low Alloy Steels

    A Review of Worldwide Developments in Stainless Steels

    Recent Developments on the Role of Molybdenum in Irons and Steels

    The Use of Vanadium in Low Alloy Structural Steels

    Toughness in High Speed Steels and Hard Metals

    Microstructure and Deformation Aspects of Some Specialty Steels and Hard Metals

    Microstructural Design and Control of Sintered Hard Materials

    Some Reflections on the Competition between Hard Materials in Industrial Applications

    The Current Status of Diamond and Cubic Boron Nitride Composites

    Development and Performance of CVD-Coatings on Cutting Tools

    Contributed Papers

    Specialty Steels

    Copper-Boron Low Alloy High Strength Steels

    Microalloyed Hot Rolled Bars for Hot Forging Applications

    Developmental 2.25 Cr-1 Mo Steels for Coal Conversion Vessel

    Rapid Solidification of Steels: Model and Commercial Alloys

    Strain Hardening and Strain Aging in Fe-Al-Mn Alloys

    An Investigation into the Superhardening Effect in Molybdenum-Free Steel with Specific Reference to Alloy Substitution

    The Influence of Rare Earth Elements on the Temper Embrittlement Behavior and Mechanical Properties of a Low Alloy Steel

    The Determination of Soluble and Insoluble Boron in Steel by Emission Spectrometry Using an Inductively Coupled Plasma and a Scanning Monochromator

    Copper-Containing Steels for Severe Service Rails

    On the Fracture and Wear Characteristics of Chromium-Molybdenum Bainitic Steel

    Rolling and Alloying as Influencing Factors on Pipe Steel Properties

    The Role of Molybdenum as an Alloy Element in Adhesive Wear Resistance

    The Development of Wear Resistant Alloys for the South African Gold Mining Industry

    Metallurgy of a 12% Chromium Steel

    Alloying Effects of Reactive Elements in Ferritic Stainless Steels

    The Influence of Metallurgical Aspects on the Pitting Corrosion Behavior of High Alloy Stainless Steels

    Properties and Applications of a Highly Alloyed Ferritic Stainless Steel

    The Effect of Replacing Molybdenum with Vanadium on the Corrosion Resistant Properties of Stainless Steels

    The Structure of Rapidly Solidified Nickel-Base Alloys

    Hard Materials

    Microstructural Basis of Strength and Toughness in Hard Metals

    Magnetic Properties of the Cobalt Matrix in WC-Co Compacts

    The Palmqvist Test and Its Applications in WC-Co Alloys

    The Inter-Relation of Microstructure, Toughness and Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior in WC-Co Hardmetals

    The Constitution as the Basis for Recent and Future Developments of Wear Resistant Materials

    Wear Properties of Rapidly Solidified Surfaces of a Pseudo-Binary Fe-TiC Alloy

    New Titanium Carbide Grades for Metal Cutting

    Thermodynamic Calculations and the Chemical Vapor Deposition of Hard Materials

    The Adhesion of Hard and Wear Resistant Coatings

    Erosion Behavior of CVD TiB2 Coatings on TiB2-Based Ceramic Substrates in High-Velocity Coal-Oil Slurries

    Erosion of Sintered WC-Co Alloys

    Microstructure and Creep Behavior at Elevated Temperature of Unidirectionally Solidified Eutectic Nickel-Base Superalloys

    Non-Oxide Ceramics - A New Class of Engineering Materials

    The Growth of Twins and Twin Lamellae in Synthetic Diamond Crystals

    Diamond Polishing - Diamond's Affinity for Scaife Materials in the Polishing Process of Diamond

    TEM Observation of Microstructures of Sintered Diamond Compacts

    Applications of Hard Metal in the Zambian Mining Industry

    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 486
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1983
  • Published: January 1, 1983
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190549

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N. R. Comins

J. B. Clark

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