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Electrometallurgy Today 2021 #01
SEM, 2021, #1, 35-38 pages

Plasma-arc remelting of ShKh15 bearing steel

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

It is shown that owing to inert atmosphere (argon) in the furnace chamber, plasma-arc remelting of ShKh15 steel promotes considerable cleaning from nonmetallic inclusions and gas impurities that points to a high refining ability of plasma-arc processing of metal. Ref. 8, Tabl. 3, Fig. 5.
Keywords: ShKh15 bearing steel; plasma-arc remelting; remelting modes; nonmetallic inclusions; argon; mould; ingot

Received 05.02.2021


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