Cementite decomposition in heavily drawn pearlite steel wire

K. Hono, M. Ohnuma, M. Murayama, S. Nishida, A. Yoshie, T. Takahashi

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The microstructures of pearlitic steel wires with cementite is investigated. The wires has a strain of 5.1 and tensile strength of 5,170 MPa. The cementite is present as fragmented nanoscale particles. The evidence for partial dissolution of cementite is analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)977-983
Number of pages7
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys


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