spring temper

spring temper

[′spriŋ ‚tem·pər]
(metallurgy)
A steel temper characterized by an increased upper limit of elasticity; obtained by hardening and tempering in the usual way, then reheating until the steel turns blue.
A similar temper in brass obtained by cold rolling.
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Force is a function of the material thickness, the spring temper, the amount of deflection, and the bend radius.
Using high quality steels like 4120 alloy allows the head to be heat treated in a manner called "differential heat treating," meaning the chopping face and spike are hardened while the middle body is a softer, spring temper. This way, you get the maximum edge holding qualifies and shock resisting, durability.
* The linear springs are a continuous wave formed wire length produced from spring tempered materials.
You will not be easily pleased, and in the spring tempers could flare because of frustrations at work.