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Heat Treated Metal

Postby cfmetalworks » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:18 pm

Has anyone ever used heat treated metal to keep small gauge steel from warping? I spoke with another shop owner the other day and he mentioned it to me. What is your opinion?

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Re: Heat Treated Metal

Postby Thor » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:29 am

Generally in steel I just get "enhanced flatness" grade, sometimes referred to as Temper Passed. Basically instead of just being unrolled from coil and cut off, they also send it through a roll leveler with a set of pinch rolls that thins it ever so slightly which takes the memory out and hardens the surface a smidge.

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