Laser surface engineering : processes and applications /
Lasers can alter the surface composition and properties of materials in a highly controllable way, which makes them efficient and cost-effective tools for surface engineering. This book provides an overview of the different techniques, the laser-material interactions and the advantages and disadvant...
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Cambridge, England :
|Series:||Woodhead Publishing series in electronic and optical materials ;
no. 65. |
- Front Cover; Laser Surface Engineering: Processes and Applications; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials; Dedication; Preface; Part One: Thermal surface treatments using lasers; Chapter 1: Structures, properties and development trends of laser-surface-treated hot-work steels, light metal alloys and ... ; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Laser treatment of hot-work alloy tool steels; 1.3 Laser treatment of light metal casting alloys; 1.4 Texturization of polycrystalline silicon for the purpose of photovoltaics.
- 1.5 Development trends of selected laser-treated engineering materials determined using new computer-integrated prediction ... 1.6 Conclusion; 1.7 Comments; References; Chapter 2: Laser nitriding and carburization of materials; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Overview on surface alloying of materials by laser irradiation; 188.8.131.52 Physical and chemical processes; 184.108.40.206 Process control; 2.2.2 Materials and applications; 2.3 Laser nitriding of titanium; 2.3.1 cw-Mode laser nitriding; 220.127.116.11 Processing technologies; 18.104.22.168 Laser nitriding of Ti-6Al-4V; 22.214.171.124 Laser nitriding of other titanium alloys.
- 2.3.2 Pulsed laser nitriding2.4 Laser carburization of materials; 2.4.1 Laser carburization of iron and carbon steel; 2.4.2 Laser carburization of austenitic stainless steel; 2.4.3 Carburization of various nonferrous materials; 2.4.4 Nitrocarburization of materials; 2.5 Future trends; 2.6 Sources of further information and advice; Acknowledgment; References; Chapter 3: Mechanical properties improvement of metallic rolls by laser surface alloying; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Mechanical properties improvement of metallic rolls by laser surface alloying: experimental procedures.
- 3.3 Laser surface alloying of C-B-W-Cr nano-powders on nodular cast-iron rolls (NCIR)3.3.1 Microstructure of the cross section of the laser alloyed NCIR; 3.3.2 Phases in the alloyed layer on NCIR; 3.3.3 Crack propagation in the alloyed layer and the NCIR substrate; 3.3.4 Microhardness distribution and wear properties of the alloyed layer on NCIR; 3.3.5 Conclusions of NCIR laser-alloyed with C-B-W-Cr powders; 3.4 Laser surface alloying of NiCr-Cr3C2 powders on semisteel rolls; 3.4.1 Microstructure and phases of the semisteel rolls.
- 3.4.2 Morphology of the cross sections of the alloyed layers on semisteel rolls3.4.3 Microstructure of the heat-affected zones; 3.4.4 Phases in the alloyed layers; 3.4.5 Microhardness and wear properties of the alloyed layer on semisteel rolls; 3.4.6 Conclusions of semisteel rolls laser-alloyed with NiCr-Cr3C2 powders; 3.5 Laser surface alloying of NiCr-Cr3C2 powders on cast steel rolls; 3.5.1 Microstructure and phases of the cast steel roll substrate; 3.5.2 Morphology of the cross sections of the alloyed layers on cast steel rolls.