Jump to content

Tristan_stone

Members
  • Content Count

    3
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About Tristan_stone

  • Birthday 01/23/2003

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    California, Bay Area

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Sorry for the late reply, i've been out of town. Yeah, I also work with 5160 from time to time which is why I said this. I quench it in oil. Though I'm not sure what kind, we bought it specifically for quenching. I get it from the forge to the tank in about a second or two. Ill try quenching it at much lower temperatures and come back with the result. When you all measure temperature, what do you use. I've been using a rather innacurate temperature sensor and color, so im not even sure if that's right.
  2. Hello, thanks a lot for all the replies I currently use mostly 1095 I was worried it had something to do with my hardness tester, so I tested my previous blades and they all had a lot of edge rolling This is the meter im currently using for hardness
  3. I have been trying different things to fix this issue, but nothing seems to net me a blade higher than 355 HL, which is somewhere under 25 HRC. My general routine for quenching blades is: Normalizing once -- Heating to 2000F and letting cool in air Quenching -- Quenching around 1800F to 1900F (i've tried as low as 1500) Tempering -- one to two cycles at 450F for 2 hours Any advice?
×
×
  • Create New...