crucible steel


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crucible steel

crucible steel

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(Metallurgy) a high-quality steel made by melting wrought iron, charcoal, and other additives in a crucible
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Noun1.crucible steel - steel made by the mixture of molten wrought iron, charcoal, and other substances in a crucible
steel - an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
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Sheffield clockmaker Benjamin Huntsman wanted better clock springs and after years of experimenting in secret, he perfected a process to produce crucible steel.
I use Crucible steel in the majority of my knives--usually CPM S30V and CPM 154CM--for a couple of different reasons.
Ingersoll went on the road to sell his discs to the implement makers, but it was an uphill battle because he was competing with the much larger Bethlehem and Crucible steel companies who were also in the business.
He was employed by the Crucible Steel Company of America, Cowles Chemical Company, Case institute of Technology and by the Amoco Chemical Company (now BP Amoco) from which he retired in 1982.
But, the genuine ones were made from ingots of crucible steel, which the Vikings brought back from furnaces thousands of miles away in modern Afghanistan and Iran.
The Sons and Daughters group arranged for Crucible Steel to donate the Snyder to the Ohio Historical Society in 1955.
Crucible steel was developed in the 18th century by Doncaster clockmaker Benjamin Huntsman in his search for better-quality steel to make clock springs.
In addition, "the small working parts of the action are made from the best quality crucible steel, contact points hardened to prevent wear.
The 921 has a conventional modified Wharncliffe primary blade made from tough S30V crucible steel.