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08-12-2011, 05:10 PM
I thinking on cut some small axes in 1075. How do i Ht it best.
08-12-2011, 05:43 PM
According to my info, Heat to 1500 °F (815 °C). Oil quench sections under 1/4 in. (6.35 mm) thick (I would suggest a fast oil quench for an axe). Depending on you desired hardness, the tempering temperature will be between 400-450 °F (204-232 °C). For an axe, I would go with tempering around 425 °F, maybe a bit hotter.
08-13-2011, 02:41 AM
Thank you :D It wasnt so high temp, but as you say the ax dont need to so hard. I think i will go with around 54 HRC.
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