taylor-white process

Taylor-White process

Tay"lor-White" proc`ess\ (Metal.) A process (invented about 1899 by Frederick W. Taylor and Maunsel B. White) for giving toughness to self-hardening steels. The steel is heated almost to fusion, cooled to a temperature of from 700[deg] to 850[deg] C. in molten lead, further cooled in oil, reheated to between 370[deg] and 670[deg] C., and cooled in air.
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