Iron and Steel - Machinery's Reference Series - Number 36
This edition of the Machinery's Reference Series deals with iron and steel, exploring their properties, uses in manufacturing, how they can be hardened, and much more. 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.