spheroidizing

spheroidizing

[′sfir·ə‚dīz·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Heating steels just below Ae1 until the shape of cementite particles becomes relatively spherical.
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This is the way surface diffusion, evaporation and condensation contribute to pore spheroidizing, increase of contacts between particles that leads to material strengthening.
Spheroidizing Kinetice and Optimization of Heat Treatment parameters in CK60 Steel Using Taguchi Robust Design.
For spheroidizing annealing, the samples were annealed in nitrogen atmosphere at two different temperatures (580[degrees]C or 650[degrees]C) for different dwell times (2 min, 5 min, 11 min, 26 min and 60 min) and water-quenched into water.
Mechanical property improvement--mechanical properties are improved by spheroidizing constituent phase particles and by precipitation hardening.
Spheroidizing Kinetics and Optimization of Heat Treatment parameters in CK60 Steel Using Taguchi Robust Design.
The nodularizing agent is placed in the chamber and spheroidizing occurs during the pouring process.
The spheroidizing treatment was accomplished with the tundish cover process using Iron-Silicon-Calcium-Magnesium (FeSiCaMg) alloy.