Metallurgy, Steel Selection & Heat Treatment

Technical information & discussion about metallurgy, the suitability of particular steels to given applications, and heat treatment.

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    1. 45NiCrMo16 / 1.2726 as a sword steel? 31

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    1. Good things come in threes (Sandvik) 4

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    1. What is "spring steel class DIN 54 SiCr 60"? 6

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    1. SF100 steel . 24

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    1. EN45 vs EN47 for a sword blade 12

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    1. Water quench help 14

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    1. Etching information 2

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    1. Steel Fence Posts 10

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    1. Best place to purchase steel 7

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    1. N690 re-heat treating? 12

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    1. Heat treating Niolox 5

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    1. Article on 154 cm + others 12

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    1. Can DLC coating be retreated without harming blade? 6

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    1. Stainless for guard? 12

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