Iron and Steel - A Treatise on the Smelting, Refining, and Mechanical Processes of the Iron and Steel Industry, Including the Chemical and Physical Ch
This edition of the Machinery's Reference Series deals with iron and steel, exploring how they are smelted, refined, and used in various mechanical processes of the iron and steel industry. It also contains chapters on the physical and chemical characteristics of these metals, and which tools they are best used to make based on this. Erik Oberg's Iron and Steel is perfect for novices or apprentices, and would make a handy reference guide for more experienced metalworkers. Contents include: Principles of Iron and Steel Manufacture, Steel Castings, Open-hearth Furnaces, Tests on Steel Castings, Steel Hardened Metals, Development and Use of High-speed Steel, Hardening Steel, by E. R. Markham, Case-Hardening, The Brinell Method of Testing the Hardness of Metals, Uses of Steel Castings, Reliability of Steel Castings, Manganese Steel, Nickel Steel, Tungsten Steel, Molybdenum, etc. This book contains simple explanations and step-by-step instructions for any processes dealt with, making it ideal for novices or apprentices, as well as a handy reference guide for more experienced metalworkers using steel or iron. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on metalwork.