Shaping of precipitation-hardening stainless steels by casting and powder-metallurgy
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Shaping of precipitation-hardening stainless steels by casting and powder-metallurgy by John George Kura

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration; available from the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va. in [Washington .
Written in English


  • Steel founding,
  • Powder metallurgy,
  • Steel, Stainless

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Statementby J. G. Kura, V. D. Barth, and H. O. McIntire.
SeriesNASA SP5086, NASA SP ;, 5086.
ContributionsBarth, Vincent David, 1910- joint author., McIntire, H. O., joint author., United States. George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala. Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory., Battelle Memorial Institute.
LC ClassificationsTS233 .K78
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 42 p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5634537M
LC Control Number68061530

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