Medium Manganese Steels: Part One

Medium manganese steels should be considered in the same circles of many of the technologically focused and well known materials in the automotive industry such as AHSS, DP, CP as well as second generation steels.
Medium-Mn steels show a strong tendency for transformation-induced plasticity (TRIP) or twinning induced plasticity (TWIP) depending on the stability of the retained austenite. Continue reading

Gas Nitriding of Titanium Alloys: Part One

Titanium alloys have an extremely wide appeal due to a range of advantages including a very high strength to weight ratio, high fatigue resistance and biocompatibility.
Through gas nitriding, an established thermochemical surface treatment method, the surface hardness, corrosion resistance and friction coefficient can all be improved.
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