Table 3: The mass change, oxygen and carbon contents, and fracture strength of the AstCrM + 0.5% C material heated to 730, 1120, and 1200°C and cooled at 50°C/min in relation to density.

Density level (g/cm3)Temperature (°C)Sintered density (g/cm3)Mass change (%)O2 (%)C (%) (MPa)

6.57306.550.0160.1990.48
11206.55−0.1160.1240.40557
12006.60−0.2250.0690.36752

6.87306.89 0.0030.2090.48
11206.83−0.1040.1440.44693
12006.84−0.3290.0920.38731

7.17307.09−0.0560.2140.48
11207.08−0.1050.1670.45704
12007.12−0.2100.1360.40954