Bainite vs Austemper - What's the difference?

bainite | austemper |


As a noun bainite

is (metallurgy) a microstructure of steel consisting of needle-like particles of cementite embedded in a ferrite matrix.

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.

bainite

English

Etymology

From the name of metallurgist .

Noun

(wikipedia bainite) (-)
  • (metallurgy) A microstructure of steel consisting of needle-like particles of cementite embedded in a ferrite matrix.
  • Derived terms

    * bainite transition

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    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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