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Essay sample - surface engineering technology used in industry for surface modification( i.e surface treatment-surface thermo-chemical tratment
Engineering and Construction
Pages 12 (3012 words)
Surface Engineering Technology Used In Industry for Surface Modification Name Student ID Course Professor Date Contents 1.1 Thermo-Chemical Processes 5 1.1.1 Nitriding 5 1.1.2 Carburizing 7 1.1.3 Carbonitriding 8 1.1.4 Ferritic Nitrocarburizing/ Tuffriding 10 1.2 Localized Thermal Treatment 11 1.2.1 Flame hardening 11 1.2.2 Induction hardening 12 2 Wear Resistance Hip Prosthesis 13 2.1 Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) 13 2.2 Cobalt Chromium Alloys (CoCr) 14 2.3 Aluminium Oxide Ceramic Bearings 14 2.4 Discussion 14 3 Colored and Electrically Conducting Thin Films onto Steel Sheets 15 3.1 Batch/ general hot dip galvanizing 15 3.2 Continuous hot dip galvanizing 15 3.3 Spraying 16 3.4 Zinc plating…
This has been made feasible because steel is strong, flexible, and durable, thus, making it a suitable material for construction. However, there are instances where some modifications have to be made to the metal to make it suitable for some types of construction. The resolve to have steel that is strong, tough, wear, and shock resistant leads engineers to manipulate the surface of the metal, leaving its inner core intact (Davis, 2003). This process is called surface hardening of steel, and it can be done in many ways. Surface hardening techniques can be grouped into two main categories; local thermal treatment and thermochemical processes. ...
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