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Heat Treating and Metallurgy Discussion of heat treatment and metallurgy in knife making.

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Old 08-09-2020, 05:22 PM
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Temper line question

I have been making knives from various steel for about 20 years I like and mostly use 52100 . Generally without problem but the last one I made Has a beautiful temper line on the right side and NONE on the left side same steel same treatment as in the past. Could some of yall help out a little. I use a torch to harden quench then an oven to temper Ive done this for more than 10 tears without problem. Hobby maker no power hammer just like making knives
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Old 08-12-2020, 05:42 AM
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Using bar stock or flattened bearing race? Have found that some races have outer coating similar to chromium to reduce oxidation potential (rust).


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