surface hardening


surface hardening
a method of hardening the surface of steel to increase its wear resistance. Depending on the analysis of the steel, the following treatments can be employed: case-hardening, nitriding, induction hardening, flame hardening.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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

  • surface hardening — ▪ metallurgy       treatment of steel by heat or mechanical means to increase the hardness of the outer surface while the core remains relatively soft. The combination of a hard surface and a soft interior is greatly valued in modern engineering… …   Universalium

  • surface hardening — paviršinis grūdinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. flame hardening; surface hardening vok. Brennhärtung, f; Oberflächenhärtung, f rus. пламенная закалка, f; поверхностная закалка, f pranc. durcissement de la surface, m;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 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

  • Surface finishing — is a broad range of industrial processes that alter the surface of a manufactured item to achieve a certain property.[1] Finishing processes may be employed to: improve appearance, adhesion or wettability, solderability, corrosion resistance,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hardening — Hard en*ing, n. 1. Making hard or harder. [1913 Webster] 2. That which hardens, as a material used for converting the surface of iron into steel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surface harden — transitive verb : to harden the surface of (as steel) by a case hardening process or other method (as induction or flame) …   Useful english dictionary

  • surface (shallow, skin) hardening (quenching) — Смотри поверхностная закалка …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Case hardening — or surface hardening is the process of hardening the surface of a metal, often a low carbon steel, by infusing elements into the material s surface, forming a thin layer of a harder alloy. Case hardening is usually done after the part in question …   Wikipedia

  • Induction hardening — is a form of heat treatment in which a metal part is heated by induction heating and then quenched. The quenched metal undergoes a martensitic transformation, increasing the hardness and brittleness of the part. Induction hardening is used to… …   Wikipedia


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