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Correlating Alloy Composition to Wear in Low-alloy Steels.
Paper in Selection of Mat for Service Env : Source Book Asm Int'l PP 167-172 :167-172
The change in wearability of low-alloy steels induced by alloy additions was studied by the U.S. Bureau of Mines. A dry sand- rubber wheel abrasion test apparatus using ASTM g65-81 procedure b was utilized. Tests were conducted to see if c, cr, mn, mo, ni, si, al, s, cu, and hardness were statistically significant. For all the steels, hardness and c reduced wear; cr, mo, and si increased wear. For hardened steels c reduced the wear. Unhardened steels showed c and mn reducing wear, with mo increasing the wear. The two steels with the best wear resistance were hardened steels similar to aisi 1055 and aisi 1078.
Paper in Selection of Mat. for Service Env.: Source Book. Asm Int'l., PP. 167-172
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