Category: Flame Hardenining

Technical articles on steel flame hardening. Topics covered included what is flame hardening, how does the process work, and when to use flame hardening.

What is Flame Hardening

Flame hardening steel involves heating the steel part and then cooling it. The first step of the process changes the molecular structure of the steel and makes it hard, but brittle. If dropped or struck hard, it could actually shatter.

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