Hardening Grades

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Tool Steel - Cold-working Grades - Air-hardening Grades
... The first air hardening grade tool steel was mushet steel, which was known as air-hardening steel at the time ... Modern air-hardening steels are characterized by low distortion during heat treatment because of their high-chromium content ... They also harden in air because they have less alloyants than oil-hardening grades ...

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