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    First Look Papers

    Note to users: The section First Look Papers contains peer reviewed and accepted articles to be published in this journal. When the final article is assigned to an issue of the journal, the First Look Papers version will be removed from this section and will appear in the associated journal issue.

    A New Approach Towards Life Prediction of Case Hardened Bearing Steels Subjected to Rolling Contact Fatigue

    Abir Bhattacharyya, Nikhil Londhe, Nagaraj Arakere, Ghatu Subhash

    Page Count: 22

    Published Online: 12 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160099

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160099

    A Study on Boronizing Kinetics of an Interstitial-Free Steel

    F. Erdem Şeşen, Ö. Serdar Özgen, M. Kelami Şeşen

    Page Count: 18

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160090

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160090

    Advanced Multi-Phase Microstructure Investigation of Carbonitrided Samples

    Matthias Steinbacher, Marian Georg Skalecki, Peter Saddei, Michael Böcker, Hans Werner Zoch

    Page Count: 20

    Published Online: 12 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160089

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160089

    Aging of a Fe-Mn-Al Steel Using Plasma Nitrocarburizing

    G. S. Takeya, F. E. Mariani, L. C. Casteletti, A. N. Lombardi, G. E. Totten

    Page Count: 7

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160094

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160094

    An Evaluation of ASTM D6200

    D. Scott MacKenzie

    Page Count: 8

    Published Online: 19 October 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170006

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170006

    Application of Ultrasound Stirring for Quenching in a Liquid Medium

    Darko Landek, Josip Župan, Tomislav Filetin

    Page Count: 16

    Published Online: 19 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170014

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170014

    Assessment of Spatiotemporal Heat Flux during Quenching in TiO2 and AlN Nanofluids

    U. V. Nayak, G. Ramesh, K. N. Prabhu

    Page Count: 12

    Published Online: 03 October 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170002

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170002

    Characterization and Wear Performance of Borided AISI 304 and UNS S31254 Stainless Steels

    F. E. Mariani, R. T. Aureliano, L. C. Casteletti, A. N. Lombardi, G. E. Totten

    Page Count: 8

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160096

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160096

    Characterization of Niobium Carbide Layers Produced in Ductile Cast Iron Using Thermo-Reactive Treatments

    C. Soares, F. E. Mariani, L. C. Casteletti, A. N. Lombardi, G. E. Totten

    Page Count: 10

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160093

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160093

    Controlling Plasma Nitriding of Ferrous Alloys

    E. Roliński, G. Sharp

    Page Count: 19

    Published Online: 07 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160051

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160051

    Corrosion Behavior of Titanium Oxynitrided by Diffusion and Magnetron Sputtering Methods in Physiological Solution

    I. M. Pohrelyuk, O. I. Yaskiv, O. V. Tkachuk, N. P. Barradas, E. Alves, F. Vaz, L. Cunha

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 12 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160074

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160074

    Effect of Nitriding on Fatigue of Thermohydrogen Treated Ti-6Al-4V Alloy

    I. M. Pohrelyuk, V. M. Fedirko, S. V. Skvortsova, A. G. Luk’yanenko, O. V. Tkachuk

    Page Count: 10

    Published Online: 29 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160073

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160073

    Effect of Shot Peening Coverage on Surface Nanostructuring of 316L Stainless Steel and its Influence on Low Temperature Plasma-Nitriding

    M. Jayalakshmi, B. Ramachandra Bhat, K. Udaya Bhat

    Page Count: 10

    Published Online: 29 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160079

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160079

    Estimation of Spatially Dependent Heat Flux Transients during Quenching of Inconel Probe in Molten Salt Bath

    K. M. Pranesh Rao, Narayan Prabhu

    Page Count: 12

    Published Online: 13 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170004

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170004

    Failure Analysis of an Arresting Hook Point Shank

    D. Scott MacKenzie

    Page Count: 12

    Published Online: 06 October 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170007

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170007

    Formation of Oxynitride Layers on Titanium Alloys

    O. V. Tkachuk, I. M. Pohrelyuk, O. I. Yaskiv

    Page Count: 8

    Published Online: 12 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160075

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160075

    Hard Surface Layers by Pack Boriding and Gaseous Thermo-Reactive Deposition and Diffusion Treatments

    T. L. Christiansen, F. Bottoli, K. V. Dahl, N. B. Gammeltoft-Hansen, M. B. Laursen, M. A. J. Somers

    Page Count: 17

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160106

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160106

    Heat Treatments for Aluminum Alloys: When, Why and How

    Silvia Lombardo, Mario Rosso

    Page Count: 16

    Published Online: 12 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170011

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170011

    Increasing the Serviceability of Products From Single-Phase Titanium Alloys by Thermochemical Treatment

    V. M. Fedirko, A. G. Luk’yanenko, I. M. Pohrelyuk, V. S. Trush

    Page Count: 14

    Published Online: 06 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160071

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160071

    Influence of Steel Substrate on the Properties of PACVD Gradient Multilayer TiCN Coating

    S. Kovačić, F. Cajner, D. Landek

    Page Count: 11

    Published Online: 19 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170013

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170013

    Influence of the Heat Treatment Processes on the Properties of High Entropy Alloys Based on Al-Cr-Fe-Mn-Ni System

    Dumitru Mitrica, Vasile Soare, Ionut Constantin, Marian Burada, Mihai T. Olaru, Viorel Badilita, Victoria Soare, Florentin Stoiciu, Gabriela Popescu, Ioan Carcea

    Page Count: 14

    Published Online: 19 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170018

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170018

    Investigations of Electron Beam Hardening on TiAlN Coated Heat-„Treatable Steel

    Kai Weigel, Martin Keunecke, Klaus Bewilogua, Günter Bräuer, Gundis Grumbt, Rolf Zenker, Horst Biermann

    Page Count: 10

    Published Online: 11 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170025

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170025

    Kinetics of Layers Produced on Niobium by Salt Bath Boriding

    F. E. Mariani, G. S. Takeya, L. C. Casteletti, A. N. Lombardi, G. E. Totten

    Page Count: 8

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160095

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160095

    Kinetics of the Formation of Boride Layers on EN-GJL-250 Gray Cast Iron

    O. Azouani, M. Keddam, O. Allaoui, A. Sehisseh

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 29 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160077

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160077

    Nitrogen Transport in Expanded Austenite Formed in Stainless Steels and CoCr Base Alloys

    D. Manova, S. Mändl

    Page Count: 25

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160081

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160081

    On the Influence of Cryogenic Steps on Heat Treatment Processes

    Luis Angel Alava, Garikoitz Artola, Iñaki Guinea, Maider Muro

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 21 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170017

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170017

    Silica-Based Coatings for Corrosion Protection of AA7075 Aluminum Alloy

    Galtiere C. Rêgo, Rafael M. Bandeira, Ricardo T. Aureliano, Amadeu N. Lombardi, Luiz C. Casteletti, George E. Totten

    Page Count: 9

    Published Online: 27 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170020

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170020

    Study of Surface Properties of Plasma Nitrided Ferritic Stainless Steel 430L

    D. Gautam, B. Ganguli, S. Sharma

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160084

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160084

    Thermocyclic Boroaluminizing of Low Carbon Steels in Pastes

    U. Mishigdorzhiyn, I. Polyansky, I. Sizov, B. Vetter, A. Schlieter, S. Heinze, C. Leyens

    Page Count: 15

    Published Online: 25 August 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160082

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160082

    Uphill Quenching of Aluminum Alloys

    W. S. Mattos, G. E. Totten, L. C. F. Canale

    Page Count: 10

    Published Online: 03 October 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20160125

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20160125

    Wear Resistance of the Multilayer TiN/Ti(B,N) Coating Deposited on Cold Work Tool Steels

    Darko Landek, Franjo Cajner, Saša Kovačić

    Page Count: 11

    Published Online: 11 September 2017

    Paper ID: MPC20170015

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20170015