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Investigation of the temperature and duration of sub-zero treatment on the microstructure and properties of Cr-V tool steel

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Peter Jurči, PhD.

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Project description:The main goal of the project is to determine the optimal temperature and duration of sub-zero treatment with particular interest to get the best complex of microstructure and important properties of Cr-V ledeburitic steels. The second object of the interest is to determine a "window of properties improvement" e.g. the combination of sub-zero treatment and tempering temperatures where simultaneous improvement in strength and toughness can be achieved. A commercially available PM Cr-V ledeburitic tool steel will be used as experimental material. The effects of heat treatment variables such as the temperature and the duration of sub-zero treatment and tempering regimes, at constant regimes of the austenitizing and quenching, on such important characteristics like the microstructure, hardness, toughness, fracture toughness and wear resistance will be investigated. In the project, variety of investigation techniques will be utilized complementarily, which makes it possible to achieve the main goal of the project.
Kind of project:VEGA ()
Department:Institute of Materials (MTF)
Project identification:1/0264/17
Project status:In process of execution
Project start date :01. 01. 2017
Project close date:31. 12. 2019
Number of workers in the project:10
Number of official workers in the project:10

Official project workers

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OfficerOfficial roles
prof. Ing. Peter Jurči, PhD.zodpovedný riešiteľ
prof. Ing. Ľubomír Čaplovič, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
prof. Ing. Peter Grgač, CSc.spoluriešiteľ
Mgr. Jozef Krajčovič, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Matej Pašák, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Jana Ptačinová, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Martin Sahul, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
doc. Ing. Mária Hudáková, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
doc. Ing. Martin Kusý, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Juraj Ďuricaspoluriešiteľ