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Joshua States posted a topic in Heat Treating by AlloyI did a site search on Google foor this topic and only found one discussion that didn't yield much, so I'm asking again. I recently started using 1095 in my Damascus and I have this multi-bar pattern all welded up and ready to accordion cut. I normalized 3X and set the bar to anneal. The bar measures 1-1/2" x 7/8" x 8" Into the Paragon: Ramp up to 1450 @ 250 degrees per hour, hold for 1.5 hours Ramp down to 1200 @ 100 degrees per hour hold for 1 hour Turn off oven. This would not cut on the bandsaw (at least not very easily, it killed two blades before cutting 6 lines each about 3/4" long) A quick call to Hancock, and we decided to try it again. So, I put it back in to the paragon. Ramp up to 1350 @ 200 degrees per hour, hold for 2 hours Ramp down to 1250 @ 100 degrees per hour, hold for 2 hours Shut the oven off. This is even harder than the first one. It is eating bandsaw blades before making a single cut. Any ideas or suggestions? Here is the bar: