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. 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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    1. Complete novice 2

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    1. Heat treatment discussion 24

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    1. 12c27 quench question 3

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    1. Info on Steel 3

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    1. BBC programme about Metal 2

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    1. Niolox patterning? 9

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    1. Recommended source for soft fire bricks 3

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    1. Another Oven Build 29

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    1. HT oven advice needed 5

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    1. Evenheat kiln 13

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    1. Ground flat stock n690 alternative heat treatment 9

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