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Heat Treatment : Crowood Metalworking Guides - Richard Lofting

Heat Treatment

Crowood Metalworking Guides

Hardcover Published: 18th July 2018
ISBN: 9781785004414
Number Of Pages: 128

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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: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 18th July 2018
Publisher: CROWOOD PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 21.5  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 662.0

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