Laser cladding of wear resistant CPM-9V tool steel on hardened H13 substrate for potential automotive tooling applications

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Proceedings titleProceedings of Materials Science and Technology 2010
ConferenceMaterials Science and Technology 2010 Conference and Exhibition, October 17-21 2010, Houston TX, USA
Pages24592470; # of pages: 12
Subjectlaser cladding; CPM 9V; H13; tooling; microstructure
AbstractLaser cladding of high-performance material on cheap base material (or substrate) can not only extend automotive tooling life but also reduce their cost. In this paper, high vanadium CPM 9V tool steel was deposited on hardened H13 tool steel using Nd:YAG laser in order to improve wear resistance of the base material for potential automotive tooling applications. Post-cladding heat treatments were applied on the clad material to control its microstructures and mechanical properties. To gain a better understanding of laser clad CPM 9V material, X-ray diffraction (XRD), optical microscope (OM) and scanning electronic microscope (SEM) were used to characterize the microstructures and their potential impact on mechanical performance of the clad.
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AffiliationNRC Industrial Materials Institute; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number21274349
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