quench hardening

quench hardening

[′kwench ‚hard·ən·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
The hardening of a ferrous alloy by quenching from a temperature above the transformation range.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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