noun Etymology: Adolf Martens died 1914 German metallurgist Date: 1898 the hard constituent that is the chief component of quenched steel • martensitic adjectivemartensitically adverb

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  • martensite — [ martɛ̃sit ] n. f. • 1903; de Martens, ingénieur all. ♦ Techn. (métall.) Mélange, par solution de carbone et de fer, entrant dans la composition des aciers trempés. Adj. MARTENSITIQUE , 1921 . ● martensite nom féminin (de A. Martens, nom propre) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Martensite — Martensite. См. Мартенсит. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • martensite — [märt′ n zīt΄] n. [after A. Martens (1850 1914), Ger metallurgist] a very hard, brittle, solid solution of iron and carbon or the carbide of iron, Fe3C, into which hot steel turns when suddenly chilled by cold water martensitic [mär′tən zit′ik]… …   English World dictionary

  • Martensite — For the transformation, see Diffusionless transformations. Iron alloy phases Ferrite (α iron, δ iron) A …   Wikipedia

  • Martensite —  Ne pas confondre avec la martinsite synonyme de halite Cet article est lié aux composés d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • martensite — a metastable iron phase supersaturated in carbon that is the product of a diffusionless (athermal) transformation from austenite. Very rapid cooling (quenching) of steel (at about 1,000(C per minute) produces a new microstructure, martensite. It… …   Mechanics glossary

  • martensite — Prodotto di trasformazione estremamente duro che si forma nel caso in cui l acciaio viene raffreddato rapidamente dalla sua temperatura di austenitizzazione (tempra) fino ad una temperatura inferiore ad Mf (solitamente la temperatura ambiente).… …   Glossario di Metallurgia

  • martensite — martensitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Persotintas anglies tirpalas α geležyje. atitikmenys: angl. martensite rus. мартенсит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • martensite — martensitic /mahr tn zit ik/, adj. /mahr tn zuyt /, n. Metall. a metastable microconstituent of any of various forms of carbon steel, produced by undercooling sufficiently below the normal transformation temperature, esp. a hard, brittle product… …   Universalium

  • martensite — noun a) A solid solution of carbon in iron; the chief constituent of steel b) Any crystal structure formed by a martensitic transition See Also: martempering …   Wiktionary

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