Transformation Hardening

Hardening of a steel bottle-opener by rapid heating and cooling of the surface, using a diode laser. Martensite is produced on the sample surface.

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Martensitic transformations

Transformation hardening

Hardening of gears


The movie and associated information have been provided by Rofin-Baasel UK Ltd. for educational purposes, through the good offices of Andrew B. May.

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