Hardening, Tempering, Annealing and Forging of Steel

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The secrets of tempering and hardening of steel were once closely guarded secrets on which the security of nations rested. Today, that information can be readily obtained by consulting this comprehensive and extremely affordable volume.

288 Pages, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 (Paperback)

Item #: BK403

 Covering every aspect of its complex subject in great detail, this work covers the chemical processes of hardening, addresses the metallurgical properties of iron and steel and is filled with superb period engravings to complement the text. Whether you are a dedicated blacksmith or an interested layman, Woodworth's book will prove an interesting and frequently consulted reference. Reprinted from the 1907 original by Joseph Woodworth.