2020 №02 (03) DOI of Article
2020 №02 (05)

Electrometallurgy Today 2020 #02
SEM, 2020, #2, 23-26 pages

Some aspects of melting high-nitrogen steel Kh21G17AN2 in plasma arc furnace

V.R. Burnashev, Yu.O. Nikitenko, В.В. Yakusha, I.V. Sheiko, D.M. Zhirov
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine. 11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua

The main distinctive feature of plasma-arc remelting with formation of an ingot in a cooled copper mould is the ability to treat liquid metal with gas. Remelting in a gaseous medium containing nitrogen, allows doping with nitrogen directly from the gas phase. The high efficiency of nitrogen doping from the gas phase during plasma-arc remelting is shown on the example of remelting chromium-manganese steel Kh21G17AN2, sparsely alloyed by nickel, and some peculiarities of such technology are given. Ref. 9, Table. 2, Fig. 3.
Keywords: plasma-arc remelting; high-nitrogen steel; standard solubility; smelting; quality

Received 16.01.2020


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