precipitation hardening


precipitation hardening
see
age hardening

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Precipitation hardening — Precipitation hardening, also called age hardening, is a heat treatment technique used to increase the yield strength of malleable materials, including most structural alloys of aluminium, magnesium, nickel and titanium, and some stainless steels …   Wikipedia

  • Precipitation hardening — Precipitation hardening. См. Дисперсионное упрочнение. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • precipitation hardening — noun : the process of hardening an alloy by a heat treatment or aging method that causes a constituent to precipitate from solid solution …   Useful english dictionary

  • hardening — increasing the hardness of steel by heat treatment. This normally implies heating the steel to a required temperature and quenching in a suitable medium, e.g., oil or water. age hardening case hardening cyanide hardening flame hardening induction …   Mechanics glossary

  • Hardening (metallurgy) — In metallurgy, hardening describes techniques to increase the hardness of a material. There are five main hardening mechanisms: * Hall Petch hardening, a hardening that result due to a decrease in grain size. * Cold working, also called strain… …   Wikipedia

  • Cryogenic hardening — is a cryogenic heat treating process where the material is cooled to approximately −185 °C (−301 °F), usually using liquid nitrogen. It can have a profound effect on the mechanical properties of certain steels, provided their composition and …   Wikipedia

  • age hardening — a process of increasing the hardness and strength by the precipitation of particles of a phase from a supersaturated solid solution alloy. The hardening cycle usually consists of heating or annealing at a temperature sufficiently high to maintain …   Mechanics glossary

  • Дисперсионное упрочнение — Precipitation hardening Дисперсионное упрочнение. Упрочнение металлов, обусловленное выпадением новой фазы из пересыщенного твердого раствора. См. также Age hardening Упрочнение старением и Aging Старение. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • metallurgy — metallurgic, metallurgical, adj. metallurgically, adv. metallurgist /met l err jist/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jist/, n. /met l err jee/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jee/, n. 1. the technique or science of working or heating metals so as… …   Universalium

  • Heat treatment — is a method used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material. The most common application is metallurgical. Heat treatments are also used in the manufacture of many other materials, such as glass. Heat treatment… …   Wikipedia


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