casehardening


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case·hard·en

 (kās′här′dn)
tr.v. case·hard·ened, case·hard·en·ing, case·hard·ens
1. To harden the surface or case of (iron or steel) by high-temperature shallow infusion of carbon followed by quenching.
2. To make callous or insensitive.
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Color casehardening of the hammer and trigger (below) really spruce up a stainless sixgun.
Small adjustments to raceway geometry can have a big impact on the bearing's ability to cope with irregular loads, for example, while the use of precisely controlled casehardening of raceways provides rolling surfaces of sufficient hardness, while retaining a tough core to prevent bursting in failure conditions," adds Dysiewicz.
Just as knife-maker Bill Moran brought back Damascus steel from obscurity, Doug Turnbull revived color casehardening (CCH) in the mid to late 1980s.
The only sheet material that is not unduly affected by casehardening during laser profiling is aluminium, but even these components do not escape the vibratory bowl as flashes often form that need to be removed.
In order to minimize the sample preparation work and to avoid destroying parts of the drying batch by cutting out samples for prong or slicing tests, we want to predict the resulting deformation and therefore the drying quality concerning casehardening mathematically via the moisture distribution of the samples.