sub-zerotreatment


sub-zerotreatment
a low temperature treatment carried out after quenching on hardened steel to transform the retained austenite into martensite. It involves immersing the component in a bath of solid carbon dioxide at a temperature of minus 70-80 deg C.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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