Tool Steels (Fifth Edition)
Chapter 16: Surface Modification of Tool Steel
Surface modification technologies improve the performance of tool steels. This chapter discusses the processes involved in oxide coatings, nitriding, ion implantation, chemical and physical vapor deposition processing, salt bath coating, laser and electron beam surface modification, and boride coatings that improve the performance of hot-work and high-speed tool steels.
Surface Modification of Tool Steel, Tool Steels, 5th ed., By George Roberts, George Krauss, Richard Kennedy, ASM International, 1998, p 305–323, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.ts5.t65900305
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