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Comparison of sliding wear mechanisms of steel samples treated with different nitrocarburizing processes/process mediums (plasma, gas and salt bath).

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This work shows that under dry sliding conditions salt bath nitrocarburizing provides better wear resistance and lower friction values as compared to gas- and plasma nitrocarburising due to the favourable properties of the compound layer.

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This page is a summary of: Damage Mechanisms of Plasma, Gas and Salt Bath Nitrocarburized Steel in Lab-Scale Sliding Test, Key Engineering Materials, January 2016, Trans Tech Publications,
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/kem.674.152.
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