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Publisher Comments:

The Tool Steel Guide is an excellent aid and reference for all tool designers, tool and die makers, machinists and apprentices. It is packed with specifications, heat treatments and applications of all types of die and mold steels, as well as ideas and suggestions on how to prepare steels for machining and heat treatment. You will also find helpful information about avoidance techniques in design, finishing, grinding, electrical discharge machining and welding. This handy and convenient guide will go a long way in helping you dispel the air of mystery that for many years seems to have surrounded the selection, heat treatment and use of tool steels.
  • Easy to read and understand.

  • Explains the constituents of all the tool steels and the benefits or reasons they are used and how they affect performance.

  • Provides information on how to choose the right tool steel for a given application.

  • Discusses the heat treatment process for the different groups of tool steels.

  • Addresses the proper methods for machining and grinding to avoid premature failure.

  • Includes a special section on welding procedures of tool steels.

Book News Annotation:

For tool designers, tool and die makers, machinists, and apprentices, Szumera presents specification, heat treatments, applications for all types of die and mold steels, and suggestions on how to prepare steels for machining and heat treatment. He does not provide a bibliography. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Easy to read and understand. Explains the constituents of all the tool steels and the benefits or reasons they are used and how they affect performance. Provides information on how to choose the right tool steel for a given application. Discusses the heat treatment process for the different groups of tool steels. Addresses the proper methods for machining and grinding to avoid premature failure. Includes a special section on welding procedures of tool steels.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

  • Introduction

  • Properties of Tool Steels

  • Selection of Tool Steels

  • Heat treatment of Tool Steels

  • Heat Treatment Recommendations

  • Avoiding Tool or Die Failure

  • Tool Maintenance

Product Details

ISBN:
9780831131715
Author:
Szumera, Jim
Publisher:
Industrial Press
Author:
Szumera, James A.
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Metallurgy
Subject:
Manufacturing
Subject:
Power Tools
Subject:
Tool-steel.
Subject:
Metal-Metallurgy
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
02-336
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
4.5 x 7 in

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"Synopsis" by , Easy to read and understand. Explains the constituents of all the tool steels and the benefits or reasons they are used and how they affect performance. Provides information on how to choose the right tool steel for a given application. Discusses the heat treatment process for the different groups of tool steels. Addresses the proper methods for machining and grinding to avoid premature failure. Includes a special section on welding procedures of tool steels.
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