Heat Checking

Some articles on heat checking:

Die Casting - Dies
... other important properties include hardenability, machinability, heat checking resistance, weldability, availability (especially for larger dies), and cost ... Other failure modes are heat checking and thermal fatigue ... Heat checking is when surface cracks occur on the die due to a large temperature change on every cycle ...

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