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  • raverys12 commented on tguck32's instructable How to Temper Steel7 months ago
    How to Temper Steel

    thanks for the demo, but I'm afraid there is much more to this than mentioned here in your demo. Just fore the viewers .... the are many and I mean many different grades of steel. Water , Oil & Air hardening types. For the most part many from day to shop work will be exposed to non harden able cold roll steel. This can be surface hardened as you have explained with help of adding carbon to the material. For those that want to achieve this proscess without a lot of work. There is a product on the market called Kasenit. It's been around for a while. Makes easy work to case harden cold roll steel. By the way when your bending material back and forth and it till it breaks ... this is called work Harding. This happened in just about any type of material. Even brass. Hope this adds to yo...

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    thanks for the demo, but I'm afraid there is much more to this than mentioned here in your demo. Just fore the viewers .... the are many and I mean many different grades of steel. Water , Oil & Air hardening types. For the most part many from day to shop work will be exposed to non harden able cold roll steel. This can be surface hardened as you have explained with help of adding carbon to the material. For those that want to achieve this proscess without a lot of work. There is a product on the market called Kasenit. It's been around for a while. Makes easy work to case harden cold roll steel. By the way when your bending material back and forth and it till it breaks ... this is called work Harding. This happened in just about any type of material. Even brass. Hope this adds to your project. Take care.

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