case-hardened


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case-hardened

1.Said of a piece of material fabricated of steel or iron alloy whose surface has been hardened by a special process: first by carburization and then by heat treatment.
2. Said of timber whose outer layers have dried too rapidly during seasoning.
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The fore-end was finished off with a metal cap, and at the rear of the buttstock, you will find a crescent buttplate--both of which are color case-hardened.
In a trial of the new insert materials, the production of case-hardened 16MnCrS5 (HRc 57-62) automotive components was increased by at least 15 percent after switching to CB7105 and CB7115.
I requested a blued and case-hardened version in traditional .45 Colt for testing.
CBN inserts (CB7015) were developed to provide high-quality surfaces in finish turning of case-hardened steels.
The pepper mill mechanism is made of case-hardened steel, while the salt mill mechanism is made of treated stainless steel.
Line bored bosses are designed to ensure stability while mounted and the pins are case-hardened for added strength.
Gears are hardened or case-hardened steel; input/output shafts are high-strength steel.
Backlash is reduced and torsional rigidity increased by use of high-strength case-hardened ground molybdenum alloy steel for the jaws and slide-dog shifting elements.
Additionally, the unit offers minimum backlash and maximum torsional rigidity by using high strength, case-hardened and ground chrome molybdenum alloy steel for the jaws and slide-dog shifting elements.
Satellite Archery's new [Straight-Razor.sup.TM] broadhead uses a case-hardened steel pyramid tip that cuts on contact with edges that line up perfectly with the three blades, The tip has the same angle as the blades for a continuous cut that assures excellent penetration from impact through exit.
Equipped with case-hardened set screws, the fittings are galvanized at two ounces per square foot, making them ideal for indoor or outdoor use.
Three basic types of gear construction are discussed here: case-hardened, through-hardened, and through-hardened with case hardening.