The Value of Science in the Smithy and Forge (Google eBook)

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Griffin, 1916 - Blacksmithing - 163 pages
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Page ii - Varieties of Iron and Steel.— Application of Cast Iron.— History.— Production.— Iron Ores. —Composition.— The Blast Furnace.— Materials.— Reactions.— Grading Pig Iron. — Carbon, Silicon, Sulphur, Phosphorus, Manganese, Aluminium, Arsenic, Copper, and Titanium.— The...
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Page 126 - C. 3rd., that cast steel is made exceedingly brittle by burning and cooling in air. Reheating to 900° C. greatly improves the burnt steel but it is less ductile than the unburnt material. Reheating, and forging to smaller section and annealing at 900° C. more than completely restores the original strength and ductility, as was proved by two sets of carefully conducted trials.
Page 126 - ... steel with 0'4 per cent. carbon after burning has its ductility greatly reduced. On reheating the burnt steel to 900° C. its good properties are completely restored. On reheating and forging it is made more ductile than it was before burning, and but slightly lower in tenacity than the original steel after reheating to 900° C.
Page 90 - ... One other peculiarity in the rectangularly brittle material was that in every case the lines of weakness were at an angle of 45° to the direction in which the steel had been rolled ; and although fracture could be readily effected at these lines of weakness or cleavage, the steel could be bent over and hammered close without fracture when the bending stress was applied at an angle of 45° to these lines of weakness. Photograph No. 24 illustrates this. Another kind of brittleness having the character...
Page 108 - ... found to be common to each of the original pieces of metal. In perfect welding, there is no visible joint, for the line or plane of junction is occupied by crystals, portions of which belong to one piece of metal and portions of the same crystals to the other.

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