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carburize

[′kär·bə‚rīz]
(metallurgy)
To surface-harden steel by converting the outer layer of low-carbon steel to high-carbon steel by heating the steel above the transformation range in contact with a carbonaceous material.
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The present work focused on the effects of carburizing process variables (carburizers, carburizing temperature and holding time) on the mechanical and chemical properties of carburized mild steel.
However, in the carburization of a gear, the carbon level in the carburized region becomes either equal to or higher than the carbon level in the tool steels.
The low carbon steel carburized for 5 hours at 900[degrees]C showed a better result of hardness value 104 RHB along quenching and a low value of hardness 52RHB along annealing which can be view from figure 1.
Sometimes refrigeration is applied between quenching and tempering on purpose to avoid coming of the retained austenite in the carburized layer [3].
Volume II covers physical metallurgy and alloy design, with papers on calculation of steel microstructure for strong alloys, ductility of advanced bainitic steels, local deformation behavior of high-strength PM-tool steels, and microstructural control and properties in Nb-modified carburized steels.
Units that are built from induction hardened and carburized steel, in lengths from 100 to 895 mm, configurable in 1 mm increments to suit most any application.
An example of this extruder model in its standard form includes a double reduction gearbox with helical carburized gears, an integral high capacity thrust bearing, a cast iron feed section, a four-zone DS 1000 bi-metallic barrel assembly with heat clamp arrangement, a DSBM-T high performance barrier mixing feed screw, AC motor and drives, integrated control cabinet with four barrels and three die zones, digital speed and ammeters.
The pulper drive has a high-accuracy case carburized and ground gearing, and rugged fabricated steel housings, resulting in a rigid and long-life drive.
The majority of precision parts are carburized in a gas atmosphere, usually with natural gas, propane, or nitrogen-methanol as the atmosphere source.
Carburized rods (all surfaces, including the inside of the flushing hole, are hardened)