Stress Relieving, Normalizing, Annealing & Their Effect On Wear Resistant Steel

Heat treating is a process used to change chemical and mechanical properties of wear resistant steel produced in its original form. A common example of this is heating the material to high temperature, quick cooling with water or oil (Quenching) and then re-heating at lower temperatures (Tempering).

Annealing, Normalizing and Stress Relieving do not involve any Quenching or Tempering. (more…)

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How Quenching and Tempering Makes ENDURA a Superior Steel

In order to make steel harder, a common treatment is to Quench and Temper, a process that involves heating, rapid cooling, and re-heating the steel. However, while Quench and Temper is common, it is ENDURA’s unique take on this process that gives it its TRIP EFFECT properties.


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ENDURA, the only Patented Wear Resistant Steel

Wear Resistant Steels were developed to retard or slow down the destruction of mild steels, providing longer life, less downtime and maintenance of equipment that experiences wear from impact and/or sliding abrasion. For the most part, this was and still is accomplished by making the steels harder. But the harder the steel, the more brittle it becomes and it is less easy to machine or form into parts, shoots, conveyors, buckets, screens etc. (more…)

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