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Achievable Carburizing Specifications

The article "Achievable Carburizing Specifications" appeared in the January/February 1990 issue of Gear Technology.

A widespread weakness of gear drawings is the requirements called out for carburize heat treating operations. The use of heat treating specifications is a recommended solution to this problem. First of all, these specifications guide the designer to a proper callout. Secondly, they insure that certain metallurgical characteristics, and even to some extent processing, will be obtained to provide the required qualities in the hardened gear. A suggested structure of carburizing specifications is give.

carburizing, heat treating, basics

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