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If Fatigue Data is Not Available, Is There a Means of Estimating Fatigue Performance?

Detailed fatigue data for a given combination of steel grade and processing offers the best means of determining fatigue performance when designing an automotive component.  However, in some instances, where only mechanical properties and hardness are available, methods have been … Continue reading

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Does Grain Refining Practice Affect Fatigue Properties?

The steel-making practices followed for grain refinement can vary, particularly with respect to the grain refining element selected. Aluminum, niobium and vanadium are all used for grain refinement in medium carbon steels. AISI has examined this issue for SAE 1141 … Continue reading

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