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Carbo-Austempering™ - A New Wrinkle? 2002-01-1478

The Carbo-Austempering process is a high performance steel heat treatment that combines a high carbon bainitic case with either a bainitic or tempered Martensite core to produce a component with an exceptional combination of strength and toughness.
This paper will review the Carbo-Austempering process and its commercial applications. The properties of Carbo-Austempered steel along with the benefits and limitations of the process will also be discussed.


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