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Through Hardening/Quench & Temper

Harden your medium carbon alloy steel with Through Hardening!

What is Through Hardening?

This process consists of heating the parts to a temperature above the transformation range and rapid cooling to room temperature, usually using an oil quench. This may be performed in air or in a controlled atmosphere to protect the part's surface. Parts are then reheated to a lower temperature to temper to the desired final hardness range.

  • Improves strength and hardness
  • Controllable specific mechanical properties
  • Same hardness throughout part
  • Increases lifespan of part

OFFERED AT OUR BURTON LOCATION IN WATERLOO, IOWA