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Effect of Microstructure on the Wear Behavior of Heat Treated SS-304 Stainless Steel

S. Kumar;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Tribology in Industry, volume 38, issue 4, pages 445-453 (issn: 0354-8996, eissn: 2217-7965, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Kragujevac
Sliding wear characteristics of some heat treated SS-304 stainless steel against EN-8 steel in dry condition have been studied in the present experimental work. Samples of SS-304 stainless steel have been heated in a muffle furnace in desired temperature and allowed to dwell for two hours. The heated specimen are then cooled in different media namely inside the furnace, open air, cutting grade oil (grade 44) and water at room temperature to obtain different grades of heat treatment. Microstructures and corresponding micro hardness of the samples have been measured along with Feritscopic studies. Wear characteristics have been studied in a multi tribo-tester (Duc...
free text keywords: Wear, Heat treatment, Micro hardness, Feritscope, Tribo testing, lcsh:Mechanical engineering and machinery, lcsh:TJ1-1570
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