Hadfield Steel

Hadfield Steel

 

a wear-resistant (that is, resistant to abrasion) steel with a high manganese content (11-14 percent). It is used in the manufacture of railway frogs, parts of switches, the jaws of crushers, and other items that undergo abrasion at high unit pressures.

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Horng et al., [2] in their paper focuses on the development of a fast and effective algorithm to determine the optimum manufacturing conditions fortuning Hadfield steel with [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] /TiC mixed ceramic tool by coupling the grey relational analysis with the fuzzy logic.
[2.] Jenn-Tsong Horng, Nun-Ming Liu, Ko-Ta Chiang, 2008." Investigating the mach inability evaluation of Hadfield steel in the hard turning with Al2O3/TiC mixed ceramic tool based on the response surface methodology", journal of materials processing technology.
The development in 1882 of austenitic manganese-rich steel (Hadfield steel), containing between 11% and 14% manganese and around 1.2% carbon, led to its use in high-wear applications.
Among the topics there are the comparative Mossbauer analysis of the superfine structure of Hadfield steel under different kinds of severe deformation, the isochronal and isothermal annealing of wrought aluminum alloy, the quantitative analysis of fiber fracture in powder injection molded metal composites, the characterization and properties of copper-silica sand nanoparticle composites, modeling three-dimensional moving heat sources in a semi-infinite medium and applications to submerged arc welding, and self-diffusion in nano zinc sulphide.
Hadfield steel with very different chemical compositions but observing the ratios [M.sub.n]/C= 10 and Cr/C = 0,8 ...