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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 217848, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/217848
Research Article

Effect of Process Parameters on Gas Nitriding of Grey Cast Iron

School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China

Received 2 August 2013; Revised 22 October 2013; Accepted 18 November 2013

Academic Editor: Martha Guerrero

Copyright © 2013 Nana Wang and Jinxiang Liu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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