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Effect of copper on the properties of low-alloy pearlitic steels

Research paper by M. M. Sandomirskii, É. G. Akimov

Indexed on: 01 May '90Published on: 01 May '90Published in: Metal Science and Heat Treatment



Abstract

The hardening and improved temper stability of heat-treated low-carbon pearlitic steels alloyed with no more than 0.7% of Cu do not contribute to a pronounced reduction of the plasticity characteristics and resistance to brittle failure.