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  1. Effect of the Ti, Al Contents on the Inclusion Characteristics in Steels with TiO2 and TiN Particle Additions

    Changji Xuan, Wangzhong Mu, Zuriñe Idoyaga Olano, Pär Göran Jönsson and Keiji Nakajima

    Article first published online: 13 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201500267

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    The effect of the Ti, Al contents on the metamorphic evolution of inclusions of Ti–Al complex oxides including TiN and MnS is investigated in common carbon steels with TiO2 and TiN particle additions. The study is carried out based on both SEM-EDS analyses and Thermo-Calc equilibrium calculations. Moreover, the particle size distributions are investigated by using the electrolytic extraction method.

  2. A Novel Investigation of Initial Solidified Shell Thickness of Continuously Cast Slab Based on Solidification Structure

    Yi Feng, Weiling Wang, Qi He, Sen Luo and Miaoyong Zhu

    Article first published online: 12 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201500242

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    Shell thickness is often used to represent the growth behavior of the initial solidified shell. The present study explores the appropriate etchant to reveal the microstructure of the breakout shell at different positions along the casting direction and investigates the shell thickness based on the solidification structure of the breakout shell before and after the breakout happens. The shell thickness as well as solidification coefficient of a specific sample is obtained.

  3. Study of a New Operating Practice for Refining High Silicon Hot Metal in a BOF Converter

    Silvia Barella, Cosmo Di Cecca, Carlo Mapelli, Andrea Gruttadauria, Enrico Bondi and Andrea Marinari

    Article first published online: 9 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201500283

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    The pig iron heat with high silicon content must be treated with a specific double-deslagging. The high value of this element happens sometimes during the normal production campaign of a blast furnace. The tested new procedure allows to obtain high-quality steel with only one deslagging, saving time and consequently reducing costs.

  4. Effect of Long-Term Thermal Aging on Microstructure and High-Temperature Strength of a 10% Cr Martensite Ferritic Steel

    Tao Gu, Mingjia Wang, Yuantao Xu, Xuan Zhou, Hongchang Zhao and Lei Chen

    Article first published online: 8 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201500194

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    Microstructure evolution of 10% Cr steel during long-term thermal aging is shown. And the effect of aging temperature on microstructure is studied in detail. Moreover, the correlation between microstructure and high temperature strength has been established.

  5. The Effect of Cleanliness and Micro Hardness on the Machinability of Carburizing Steel Grades Suitable for Automotive Applications

    Niclas Ånmark, Simon Lövquist, Manouchehr Vosough and Thomas Björk

    Article first published online: 8 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201500243

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    The focus of this paper is on the effect of steels cleanliness and micro hardness on the cutting tool life, chip breakability, and resistance to abrasive wear of similar carburizing steel grades in soft part turning.