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    MNL53

    Chapter 6: Heating for Forging

    Published: Jan 2005


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    Abstract

    FORGING CREWS SOMETIMES SEEM TO WORK according to the “Hotter is Better” maxim, possibly because the steel may appear to move more easily, and the reduction in forging time can lead to greater financial rewards; however, as explained here the choice of forging temperature must be approached carefully.


    Committee/Subcommittee: A01.22

    DOI: 10.1520/MNL10493M