Self-hardening
Self-hardening Self`-hard"en*ing, a. (Metal.) Designating, or pert. to, any of various steels that harden when heated to above a red heat and cooled in air, usually in a blast of cold air with moderate rapidity, without quenching. Such steels are alloys of iron and carbon with manganese, tungsten and manganese, chromium, molybdenum and manganese, etc. They are chiefly used as high-speed steels. -- {Self`-hard"en*ed}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • self-hardening — [self′härd′ n iŋ] adj. designating or of any steel that will harden if air cooled after being heated above red heat …   English World dictionary

  • self-hardening — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ adjective : hardening by itself self hardening clay * * * self hardened, adj. /self hahr dn ing, self /, adj. noting or pertaining to any of various steels that harden after heating without quenching or other treatment.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-hardening — savigrūda statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ore auštančio metalų lydinio gebėjimas likti metastabilioje būsenoje. atitikmenys: angl. self hardening rus. самозакалка …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • self-hardening — self hardened, adj. /self hahr dn ing, self /, adj. noting or pertaining to any of various steels that harden after heating without quenching or other treatment. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-hardening — /sɛlf ˈhadnɪŋ/ (say self hahdning) adjective denoting or relating to any of certain steels which harden without the usual quenching, etc., necessary for ordinary steel. –self hardened, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-hardening — independently becoming rigid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Self-hardening steel — Самозакаливающаяся сталь (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • self-hardening steel — noun : air hardening steel …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluid self-hardening mixtures — Смотри жидкие самотвердеющие смеси (ЖСС) …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • self-hard|en|ing — «SEHLF HAHR duh nihng», adjective. hardening without the usual quenching process: »self hardening steel …   Useful english dictionary

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