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  Estonian Journal of Engineering

ISSN 1736-7522 (electronic)  ISSN 1736-6038  (print)

 An international scientific journal
Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences Engineering
(ISSN 1406-0175)
Published since 1995

Estonian Journal of Engineering

ISSN 1736-7522 (electronic)  ISSN 1736-6038  (print)

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Published since 1995

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Influence of sintering techniques on the performance characteristics of steel-bonded TiC-based cermets; pp. 283–292

(Full article in PDF format) doi: 10.3176/eng.2009.4.05


Authors

Aleksei Tšinjan, Heinrich Klaasen, Jakob Kübarsepp, Harri Annuka

Abstract

This paper analyses the influence of sintering technology (temperature, gas compression during sintering) and heat treatment on the performance of an advanced TiC-based cermet developed for metalforming. The performance was evaluated by adhesive wear resistance, trans­verse rupture strength and microstructure studies. Optimal technology and parameters, ensuring maximum wear resistance and strength of the TiC-based (carbide) composite, are determined. The positive effect of gas compression during sintering on the performance of TiC-based cermets was revealed. Heat treatment (tempering) that causes no noticeable changes of strength and hardness results in a remarkable decrease of the adhesive wear resistance.

Keywords

sintering techniques, cermet, titanium carbide, wear resistance, adhesive wear.

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