The effect of different heat treatments on the mechanical properties of the steel forgings

  • 1 Technical Faculty in Bor University of Belgrade, Serbia


The effect of different heat treatments on the microstructure and mechanical properties of the C45 and S355J2 steel forgings has been presented. Samples of the same forgings, but subjected to the different heating treatments, were prepared and tested by using opticalmicroscopy, tensile machine, and hardness tester. It was observed that the requested mechanical properties of the forgings and uniform structure can be achieved by determining the appropriate heating treatment parameters.



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