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Hardening, Tempering And Heat Treatment (Tubal Cain)

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Hardening, Tempering And Heat Treatment (Tubal Cain)

124 Pages

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In this book Tubal Cain takes the reader beyond the superficial or the simply practical with explanations of the composition of steel, its additives, and the effects of different temperatures on its constituents. With a grasp of what changes are actually taking place in the metal the care needed in following the practical processes described becomes understandable and will lead to better and more consistent results.

Flame, salt bath and furnace heating are detailed with information on accurate measurement or recognition of temperature levels. A very useful book for the home workshop lathe or mill operator or model engineer.

Chapters are; 

Iron and steel

Principles of the hardening process

Heating and quenching in practice

Tempering Heating equipment

Casehardening

Other heat treatment processes

The measurement of hardness

Home construction of furnaces

Safety precautions

Thermocouples and pyrometers

Carbon steel cutting tools

British standard steel specification numbers

Hardness conversions

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