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Alloying Elements
Commercial steels of even the simplest types are therefore p...

The Modern Hardening Room
A hardening room of today means a very different place from ...

Silicon
SILICON is a very widespread element (symbol Si), being an es...

Sulphur
Sulphur is another impurity and high sulphur is even a greate...

Sulphur
SULPHUR is another element (symbol S) which is always found i...

Effect Of Different Carburizing Material
[Illustrations: FIGS. 33 to 37.] Each of these different p...

Open Hearth Process
The open hearth furnace consists of a big brick room with a l...

The Pyrometer And Its Use
In the heat treatment of steel, it has become absolutely nece...

The Theory Of Tempering
Steel that has been hardened is generally harder and more br...

Application Of Liberty Engine Materials To The Automotive Industry
The success of the Liberty engine program was an engineer...

Testing And Inspection Of Heat Treatment
The hard parts of the gear must be so hard that a new mill f...

Critical Points
One of the most important means of investigating the properti...

Typical Oil-fired Furnaces
Several types of standard oil-fired furnaces are shown herew...

Protective Screens For Furnaces
Workmen needlessly exposed to the flames, heat and glare from...

S A E Heat Treatments
The Society of Automotive Engineers have adopted certain heat...

Annealing
ANNEALING can be done by heating to temperatures ranging from...

Nickel-chromium
A combination of the characteristics of nickel and the charac...

Preventing Decarbonization Of Tool Steel
It is especially important to prevent decarbonization in such...

Tempering Round Dies
A number of circular dies of carbon tool steel for use in too...

Gas Consumption For Carburizing
Although the advantages offered by the gas-fired furnace for ...



Carbon Tool Steel






Category: THE FORGING OF STEEL

Heat to a bright red, about 1,500 to 1,550 deg.F.
Do not hammer steel when it cools down to a dark cherry red, or
just below its hardening point, as this creates surface cracks.





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