Austenite vs Austemper - What's the difference?

austenite | austemper |


As a noun austenite

is austenite.

As a verb austemper is

to harden (a metal) and produce a stronger microstructure by heating it into the austenite region and then immediately quenching and removing any bainite and ausferrite.

austenite

English

Alternative forms

* Austenite

Noun

(wikipedia austenite) (en noun)
  • A solid solution or carbon or ferric carbide in iron that exists in steel at high temperatures
  • English eponyms

    austemper

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To harden (a metal) and produce a stronger microstructure by heating it into the austenite region and then immediately quenching and removing any bainite and ausferrite.
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