# Damping properties of graphitized steels with a ferrite and ferrite-carbide matrix

Research paper by A. I. Skvortsov, V. M. Kondratov

Indexed on: 01 Aug '80Published on: 01 Aug '80Published in: Metal Science and Heat Treatment

#### Abstract

Among alloying elements that increase the strength characteristics of steel, the most effective is silicon, which agrees with the literature data [11, 12]. To a substantial extent aluminum increases the strength of the steel. This is particularly evident for steels with a biphase ferrite-graphite structure.Of the steels tested, the best combination of damping and mechanical properties is obtained for the steels alloyed with cobalt and silicon and also cobalt and aluminum.