AISI 1040 steel specimens are heat treatment process to obtain hardness values with vickers testing machine with several methods, including quenching using water media and oil media. From the experimental results that have been carried out using the mitutoyo vickers hardness tester for AISI 1040 steel before the heat treatment process has an average hardness value of 10,7 VHN, after the heat treatment process the hardness value of AISI 1040 steel using the oil quenching method averages 83.9 VHN, then the AISI 1040 steel hardness value using the water quenching method averages 104.3 VHN. After that AISI 1040 material is carried out a microstructural test to identify the microstructure profile.
AISI 1040 Steel, Hardness, Vickers, Heat Treatment
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Dwi Purwanto. (2023) Hardness and Metallographic Characteristics Analysis of AISI 1040 Steel Utilizing Heat Treatment Processes. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 8, 31-36