The Influence of Noble Gas Bubbles on Mechanical Properties of Steel

J. Noordhuis, J.Th.M. De Hosson

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Abstract

Indentation tests and wear measurements have been performed on a laser treated carbon steel and an austenitic steel to evaluate the effects of noble gas ions on micro-hardness, cracking and wear behavior. The following are the principal conclusions: - In all cases studied implantation leads to an increased hardness. - The implantation induced compressive stress leads to a decreasing cracking probability. - The formation of bubbles leads to a decreased wear resistance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)539-542
Number of pages4
JournalScripta Metallurgica et Materialia
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar-1991

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