The microstructure and phase composition of 35CrSiMn5-5-4 steel after quenching and partitioning heat treatment
Emilia Skołek , Krzysztof Wasiak , Wiesław Świątnicki
AbstractThe aim of the study was to characterise the microstructure of 35CrSiMn5-5-4 steel which was subjected to a new heat treatment technology of quenching and partitioning (Q&P). The parameters of the treatment were chosen on the basis of computer simulations and dilatometric studies of phase transformations occurring in steel. The transmission electron microscopy (TEM) observations of steel microstructure after the Q&P treatment revealed the presence of martensite as well as significant amount of retained austenite in form of layers between the martensite laths. The rod-like carbides in the ferritic areas were also observed, which indicates the presence of lower bainite in steel. It was found that the retained austenite content measured by means of TEM was about 28% for partitioning at 400°C and 25% for partitioning at 260°C. These results are in good agreement with the phase composition calculated theoretically as well as those determined experimentally by use of dilatometric tests.
|Journal series||Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, ISSN 1733-3490|
|Publication size in sheets||0.5|
|Keywords in Polish||Proces niepełnego hartowania i partycjonowania, mikrostruktura austenityczno-martenzytyczna, badania dylatometryczne, skład fazowy|
|Keywords in English||quenching and partitioning treatment, astenitic-martensitic microstructure, dilatometric studies, phase composition|
|Score|| = 0.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal|
= 30.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
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