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  • Article - 8 May 2001
    Plain carbon steels' properties are to some degree controlled by carbon content. The properties of the various carbon composition steel families are outlined.
  • Article - 24 Apr 2001
    Heat treating carbon steels brings about changes in the microstructure of the steel. These are a function of factors such as cooling rates and will dictate the properties of the steel.
  • Article - 1 Nov 2018
    This article discusses the applications of martensitic stainless steel 1.4057 QT800.
  • Article - 12 Jul 2013
    Decarburization is a surface degradation phenomenon in the forging and heat treating of steels. Decarburization may be described as a metallurgical process in which the surface of steel is depleted of...
  • Article - 11 Jul 2012
    The early 1940’s witnessed the development of a coding system for the classification of different types of steels. Designers, heat treaters, draftsmen, and engineers were able to obtain specific...
  • Article - 24 Apr 2001
    Properties of steels can be influenced by heat treatments such as annealing, normalising, quenching, tempering, carburising and nitriding. These and other processes are reviewed.
  • Article - 12 Apr 2001
    This article outlines the effects on steel of the addition of elements including chromium, nickel, vanadium, molybdenum, tungsten, boron, cobalt, titanium, aluminium, manganese, and silicon.
  • Article - 30 Nov 2012
    Air carbon arc cutting is a process of removing metal by means of heat generated from a carbon arc. This process employs a carbon/graphite electrode, compressed air and a standard power source.
  • Article - 9 Jun 2001
    Softening processes such as annealing and normalising, and hardening processes such as hardening, tempering, thermochemical processes, carburising, nitriding and boronising are all explained.
  • Article - 16 May 2001
    Stainless steel families including austenitic, ferritic, martensitic, duplex and precipitation hardened are described.