noun[mass noun] Metallurgy
- A process for hardening steel surfaces by induction heating followed by quenching.More example sentences
- In comparison with a structural steel hardened in a furnace cheaper carbon steel can be used with higher strength after induction hardening.
- In flame and induction hardening, a large content of combined carbon is required because of the short period available for the solution of carbon in austenite.
- In induction hardening, this is accomplished by the close regulation of power output, operating frequency, heating time, and alloy content of the iron.
More definitions of induction hardeningDefinition of induction hardening in:
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