casehardening

The action of adding carbon to the surface of a mild steel object and heat treating to produce a hard surface.

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  • Casehardening — Case hard en*ing, n. The act or process of converting the surface of iron into steel. Ure. [1913 Webster] Note: Casehardening is now commonly effected by cementation with charcoal or other carbonizing material, the depth and degree of hardening… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • casehardening — cementavimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Termodifuzinis metalo (daugiausia plieno) gaminių paviršinio sluoksnio įsotinimas anglimi. atitikmenys: angl. carburization; casehardening; cementation rus. цементация …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • casehardening — v. forge metal, harden metal; make unfeeling, make callous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reverse casehardening — noun : a condition in wood resulting from excessive steaming (as in an attempt to correct casehardening) and characterized by the surface layers being under tension and the inner layers under compression …   Useful english dictionary

  • Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket — pistol The FN modèle 1906 that was the personal weapon of Swiss general Henri Guisan, on display at Morges military museum …   Wikipedia

  • face-harden — /fays hahr dn/, v.t. to harden the surface of (metal), as by chilling or casehardening. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitriding — /nuy truy ding/, n. Metall. a process of casehardening in which nitrogen is introduced into the metal by keeping it at a suitable temperature in the presence of a nitrogen source. [NITRIDE + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitriding steel — any steel suitable for casehardening by nitriding. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • potassium ferrocyanide — Chem. a lemon yellow, crystalline, water soluble solid, K4Fe(CN)6·3H2O, used chiefly in casehardening alloys having an iron base and in dyeing wool and silk. Also called yellow prussiate of potash. * * * …   Universalium

  • sodium cyanide — Chem. a white, crystalline, deliquescent, water soluble, poisonous powder, NaCN, prepared by heating sodium amide with charcoal: used chiefly in casehardening alloys, in the leaching and flotation of ore, and in electroplating. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

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