In the present study, we investigated the influence of hammer peening (HP) with tungsten carbide surface coating (WCSC) on high cycle bending fatigue performance of the carbon steel (CS) manufactured as specified in Bureau of Indian Standards BIS 2062 steel. Totally there are twenty-four numbers of specimens cast and tested to investigate fatigue performance. Constantly high cycle bending fatigue load (HBFL) were applied for all specimen, different range of bending stress applied to the specimen and the stress ratio maintained as R = 1. Investigation results show there is up to 40 percent of the fatigue life improvement possible by the surface treatments to the CS material. From the research to date the corrosion and pitting corrosion can be treated by modifying the surface layer of the metal by treating different peening methods and coating.
If the inline PDF is not rendering correctly, you can download the PDF file here.
1. IS 5075-1985. Indian Standard “Method of Rotating Bar Bending Fatigue Testing of Metals” 1985 Reaffirmed 2006.
2. F. Lefebvre and C. Peyrac.: Understanding of fatigue strength improvement of steel structures by hammer peening treatment. Procedia Engineering 2015 133 454-464.
3. W.C. Liua and J. Donga: Improvement of fatigue properties by shot peening for Mg-10Gd-3Y alloys under different conditions. Materials Science and Engineering A 2011 528 5935-5944.
4. H. Soyama and F. Takeo: Comparison between cavitation peening and shot peening for extending the fatigue life of a duralumin plate with a hole. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 2016 227 80-87.
5. S. Kikuchi et.al.: Effect of shot peening using ultra-fine particles on fatigue properties of 5056 aluminum alloy under rotating bending. Materials Science and Engineering A 2016 652 279-286.
6. D. Yin D. Wang H. Jing and L. Huo: The effects of ultrasonic peening treatment on the ultra-long life fatigue behavior of welded joints. Materials and Design 2010 31 3299-3307
7. N. A. Ozbek et.al.: Effect of cutting conditions on wear performance of cryogenically treated tungsten carbide inserts in the dry turning of stainless steel. Tribology International 2016 94 223-233.
8. J. Berg and N. Stranghoener: Fatigue strength of welded ultra high strength steels improved by high-frequency hammer peening. Procedia Materials Science 2014 3 71-76.
9. C. Revilla-Gomeza and J-Y. Buffierea: Assessment of the surface hardening effects from hammer peening on high strength steel. Procedia Engineering 2013 66 150-160.
10. F. Bleicher et.al.: Improving the tribological characteristics of tool and mould surfaces by machine hammer peening CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology 2013 62 239-242.
11. F. Bleicher et.al.: Mechanism of surface modification using machine hammer peening technology CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology 2012 61 375-378.
12. F. Lienerta et.al.: Experimental Study on Comparing Intensities of Burnishing and Machine Hammer Peening Processes. Procedia CIRP 2016 45 371-374.
13. V. Schulze et.al.: Surface modification by machine hammer peening and burnishing CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology 2016 65 809-832.
14. Z. Lian et.al.: Electrodeposition of tungsten coatings on molybdenum substrates.
15. IS 8368:2010 Indian standard Tungsten Carbide Powder for Hard Metals-Specification.
16. T. Chen et.al. Influence of surface modifications on pitting corrosion behavior of nickel-base alloy 718. Part 1: Effect of machine hammer peening. Corrosion Science 2013 77 230-245.
17. M.A.S. Torres H.J.C. Voorwald An evaluation of shot peening residual stress and stress relaxation on the fatigue life of AISI 4340 steel Int. J. Fatigue 2002 24 877-886.
18. K. Liu M.R. Hill The effects of laser peening and shot peening on fretting fatigue in Ti-6Al-4V coupons Tribol. Int. 2009 42 1250-1262.
19. I. Weich T. Ummenhofer Effects of high frequency peening methods on the surface layers and the fatigue strength of welded details Mater. Manuf. Process. 2011 26 288-293.