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The ability to perform heat treatments in the home workshop can be a very useful asset, enabling you to make, repair and maintain tools, to anneal and normalize work-hardened metals, and even to create decorative finishes. Heat Treatment is a practical guide to this valuable range of workshop techniques and how to employ them safely and effectively.
Featuring step-by-sep photography throughout, this book covers:
An overview of metals and their properties
Building a heat treatment oven for the home workshop
A practical guide to case hardening, flame hardening and tempering
Annealing and normalising techniques
Decorative finishes with colour case hardening, oil blacking and enamelling
About the Author
Richard Lofting has been working with old machinery most of his life. He regularly writes in Tractor & Farming Heritage magazine and Heritage Commercials magazine, demonstrating repair techniques associated with these older vehicles and the correct procedures that should be followed. This is his fourth book for Crowood.
291 colour photographs
ISBN: 9781785004414 ISBN-10: 1785004417 Series: Crowood Metalworking Guides Audience:
Number Of Pages: 128 Published: 18th July 2018 Publisher: CROWOOD PR Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 21.5
Weight (kg): 662.0