By Alexander G. Weygers
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The method of tempering metal for a particular hardness; may also consult with treating metal to lead to a selected softness. HIGH-CARBO metal. A temperable metal, basically used to harden such steels for particular hardness within the procedure known as "tempering. " In undefined, metal of over zero. 2% carbon. HOLD-DOW or HOLD-FAST. A contrivance for containing the heated workpiece to be solid while the smith wishes either arms loose to control his instruments. One finish of the hold-down is rammed into the anvil's hardy or pritchel gap in order that it different finish will carry down (or carry speedy) the workpiece. hole GRIND. To grind the bevel of a slicing device concave. HOi'll G. Grinding a metal floor with a honing stone. This stone leaves an almost-polished floor. HP (HORSEPOWER). A unit of energy, utilized in pointing out the facility required to force equipment. JIG. a tool which acts as a consultant to properly machine-file, fold, bend, or shape a workpiece. this can be used if loss of ability handicaps the employee in making the workpiece. Such jigs advisor him and likewise keep time in mass creation of instruments. KEEPER. The a part of a door latch wherein the latch boli slides. LAPPING. An abrasive motion during which a grinding compound is used among urfaces that, whilst held pressed jointly in move, grind themselves into each other. LATHE. A desktop for shaping anicles which explanations them to revolve whereas acted upon via a slicing instrument. LEAF SPRING. A spring with a rectangular cross-section and a adequate size to behave as a spring. autos generally use such springs singly or in graduated layers to droop the automobile physique over the axles. LOW·CARBON metal. A metal that's not temperable, which includes lower than zero. 2% carbon. MALL. a wide hammer with wood head, occasionally steel-weighted, used to force stakes within the floor. MALLEABLE. able to being formed or labored by means of hammering, and so forth. MALLET. A wood hammer· head on a quick deal with used to hammer on woodcarving gouges. occasionally the mallet head is made from rawhide or plastic or not easy rubber. MATRIX. a feminine die within which. a malleable substance might be shaped by means of urgent to fill it. A hollow space within which something is shaped or forged. gentle metal. A low-carbon metal. it isn't temperable. MILLING CUTTER. See Seating ClIfter. NAIL SET. a device reminiscent of a center-punch yet with a hardened, cup-shaped lead to tead of a flooring aspect. This cup-shaped finish, put on the nail head middle, maintain the instrument from slipping sideways whereas "setting" the nail. OFFSET. The step down (or up) in a bar or plate from its unique alignment into one other alignment, generally, parallel with it. ONE-POINT software. the fundamental stonecarving device that "chips" stone within the first roughing-out motion of stonecarving. ninety five The colour spectrum that effects from the oxidation of chilly metal because it progressively will get sizzling. The polished steel sheen exhibits the colours as sincerely because the colour spectrum in rainbows. PAINT MIXER (AGITATOR). A rod with a crooked finish which, turned around within the paint, mixes it. PATINA. the coloured oxidation on steel surfaces. It effects through the strategy of tempering the steel.