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Quenching Tool Steel
To secure proper hardness, the cooling of quenching of steel ...

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

Annealing
There is no mystery or secret about the proper annealing of d...

Preventing Cracks In Hardening
The blacksmith in the small shop, where equipment is usually ...

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

Heat Treatment Of Steel
Heat treatment consists in heating and cooling metal at defin...

Forging High-speed Steel
Heat very slowly and carefully to from 1,800 to 2,000 deg.F....

Knowing What Takes Place
How are we to know if we have given a piece of steel the ver...

The Packing Department
In Fig. 56 is shown the packing pots where the work is packe...

For Milling Cutters And Formed Tools
FORGING.--Forge as before.--ANNEALING.--Place the steel in a ...

Hardening Operation
Hardening a gear is accomplished as follows: The gear is tak...

Conclusions
Martien was probably never a serious contender for the honor ...

Pyrometry And Pyrometers
A knowledge of the fundamental principles of pyrometry, or th...

Case-hardening Treatments For Various Steels
Plain water, salt water and linseed oil are the three most co...

Detrimental Elements
Sulphur and phosphorus are two elements known to be detrimen...

Heat Treatment Of Milling Cutters Drills Reamers Etc
THE FIRE.--Gas and electric furnaces designed for high heats ...

Oil-hardening Steel
Heat slowly and uniformly to 1,450 deg.F. and forge thorough...

Heat Treatment Of Axles
Parts of this general type should be heat-treated to show the...

Heat-treating Equipment And Methods For Mass Production
The heat-treating department of the Brown-Lipe-Chapin Company...

Crucible Steel
Crucible steel is still made by melting material in a clay or...



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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