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ArticleName Composition, structure and properties of hard alloy products from electroerosive powders obtained from T5K10 hard alloy waste in kerosene
DOI 10.17580/nfm.2022.02.10
ArticleAuthor Ageev E. V., Ageeva E. V.

South-West State University, Kursk, Russia:

E. V. Ageev, Professor of Department “Technology of Materials and Transport”, Head of Scientific Education Center “Powder Metallurgy and Functional Coatings”, e-mail:
E. V. Ageeva, Professor of Department “Technology of Materials and Transport”, e-mail:


The paper implements scientific and applied principles of coupling the technology of obtaining new powder materials from waste of hard alloys of the T5K10 brand by electroerosive dispersion and the technology of compacting them by SPS synthesis. The aim of the work was to study the composition, structure and properties of carbide products made from powders obtained by electrodispersing T5K10 alloy waste in kerosene. Electrodispersion of T5K10 alloy waste was carried out in lighting kerosene on a patented installation. The consolidation of the obtained powder was carried out by the spark plasma sintering (SPS) method using the spark plasma sintering system SPS 25-10. The choice of powders obtained by electroerosive dispersion of the T5K10 hard alloy waste was justified by its cost and properties. The resource of tungsten-titanium-cobalt hard alloys from T5K10 electroerosion powders is determined not only by the properties of the feedstock, but also by the technology of their production (SPS synthesis). Based on the conducted experimental studies, it can be concluded that the use of the spark plasma sintering method to produce products from powder obtained by electroerosive dispersion of the T5K10 alloy will ensure high performance of products (cutting tools) due to the uniformity of the surface, favorable structure and low porosity of the product. It is noted that hard alloys made of electroerosion dispersed T5K10 alloy particles obtained by spark plasma sintering under conditions of rapid heating and short working cycle duration have higher physico-mechanical properties compared to industrial alloys from which the initial powder particles were obtained by suppressing grain growth and obtaining an equilibrium state with submicron and nanoscale grain.

This study was funded by the Russian Science Foundation, grant No. 22-29-00123,

keywords Hard alloy waste, electroerosion dispersion, powder, spark plasma sintering, tungsten-cobalt hard alloy, properties

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