For example, hardening can help decrease wear and tear on tools. Softening, also known as annealing, makes metal tools more pliable. Tempering relieves stress on metal tools. Normalizing improves the finish of the metal. And material modification changes the metal’s properties and can help extend the life of the tool.
“We here at Hi-Tech Steel Treating realize the various heat treating processes are confusing, even to people who have this done to their metal tools on a regular basis,” says Chris Muscott, a representative of Hi-Tech Steel Treating. “So we wanted to clarify these procedures to clear up any confusion!”
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