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. Welcome to Metallurgy, Steels & Heat Treatment 4

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    1. Easiest stainless to heat treat 12

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    1. Mokume bonding temperatures, info required 20

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    1. Rockwell of normalised carbon steel 2

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    1. Stainless Steel - decorative cake knife 2

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    1. Elmax steel. 4

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    1. Diffusion bonded steel. 1

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    1. Normalizing? 5

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    1. Steel choice for hunting knife 52

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    3. John56

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

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    3. Metallurgen

    1. Good things come in threes (Sandvik) 4

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    3. Hattori Hanzo

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

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    1. EN45 vs EN47 for a sword blade 12

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    3. Andyweb1979

    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

      • Mashby
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    1. N690 re-heat treating? 12

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