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Steel Heat Treating Fundamentals and Processes

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Jon L. Dossett
Jon L. Dossett
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George E. Totten
George E. Totten
Portland State University
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Pack Cementation Processes

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707 - 708
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July 08, 2013


Pack cementation is the most widely employed method of diffusion coating. This article briefly reviews pack cementation processes of aluminizing, chromizing, and siliconizing. It contains tables that list typical characteristics of pack cementation processes and commercial applications of pack cementation aluminizing, which is used to improve the performance of steels in high-temperature corrosive environments.

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2013. "Pack Cementation Processes", Steel Heat Treating Fundamentals and Processes, Jon L. Dossett, George E. Totten

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