Quench Hardening

Some articles on quench hardening:

Annealing (metallurgy) - Setup and Equipment
... quickly cooled off in a process known as quench hardening ... Some typical methods of quench hardening materials involve the use of media such as air, water, oil, or salt ... Quench hardening is generally applicable to some ferrous alloys, but not copper alloys ...
Quench Hardening - Quenching Media
... When quenching, there are numerous types of media ... Some of the more common include air, brine (salt water), oil and water ...

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