In materials science, quenching is the rapid cooling of a workpiece in water, oil or air to obtain certain material properties. A type of heat treating, quenching. One of the most critical parts in the heat treatment of a metal part is the quench , or the rapid cooling of the part to achieve specified properties.
If you ever get into making your own knives or tools, at some point you will need to quench a knife. Most commonly this is done with various types of oils. There are many advantages to oil quenching treatments.
SST has years of experience providing oil quenching services. Austenize and oil quench of an alloy steel. Many components use oil quenching to achieve consistent and repeatable mechanical and metallurgical properties and predictable . Oil quenching is a common method for hardening alloy steel forgings.
It is ideal for achieving the required strength and hardness properties on many alloys. Viele übersetzte Beispielsätze mit quenching oil – Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch und Suchmaschine für Millionen von Deutsch-Übersetzungen. The faster the cooling rate the higher the hardness (in steels).
Water-quenched steels will generally be harder than oil – quenched steels.