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Unformatted text preview: carbon content. What qualifies a metal to be classified as a stainless steel? Define. Draw a simplified iron-carbon equilibrium diagram up to 2% carbon. Label the following on the diagram: a) liquidus line b) solidus line c) FCC area d) Eutectoid point e) Austenite region f) BCC area g) Critical temperature line h) Temper region What is retained austenite and how is it prevented? Name 5 environments that will cause rapid corrosion of any stainless steel. What is another method of hardening other than quench hardening? Describe. Describe the diffusion process of adding carbon to low carbon steel in the carburizing process. Contrast O2 and A2 tool steels as related to heat treatment. Contrast the physical and mechanical properties of gray cast iron and white cast iron....
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