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Cracking a carburising pieces

Cracking a carburising pieces

Cracking a carburising pieces


At work, I have a problem with cracked carburized pieces. Some pieces pass the test and some crack. After carburizing, the piece is resistance welded to the handle. The customer claims that the cause is too high a depth of cementation which is indicated in the figure. 0.25mm is required and the actual is 0.3mm. In my opinion, the load is piece primarily by the core and not the carburised surface. The initiation of the crack is on the lower part of the piece where the part is overheated due to welding. What is your opinion? Is it possible that the depth of cementation is responsible for cracking on the test?
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RE: Cracking a carburising pieces

Can't access the picture.
Carburising and welding are two words rarely found in the same paragraph. But 0.25mm is not very deep.
Overheating? If you don't get that when welding you're not doing it right.
What is the steel being carburised?

"Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but they are not entitled to their own facts."

RE: Cracking a carburising pieces

please draw a simple sketch, upload , I agree with IM, welding carburize parts is rarely done. but if done not in carburized areas.

RE: Cracking a carburising pieces

Normally there would be a short portion at the end to be welded that would be masked and not carburized.
The combination of slight variations in carburization and welding could combine to create issues.

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RE: Cracking a carburising pieces

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RE: Cracking a carburising pieces

Well it is an unusual question for someone identifying as `petroleum`.

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