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A

Abrasion
Acid Steel
Activation
Aging
Air-Hardening Steel
Alclad
Alloy Steel
Aluminizing
Annealing
Atomic-Hydrogen Welding
Austempering
Austenite
Austenitizing

B

Bainite
Banded Structure
Bark
Basic Steel
Bearing Load
Bearing Strength
Bend Test
Bent Radius
Bessemer Process
Billet
Blister
Bloom
Blue Annealing
Blue Brittleness
Bluing
Box Annealing
Bright Annealing
Brinell Hardness
Brittle Fracture
Burning
Burnishing

C

Camber
Canning
Capped Steel
Carbon Steel
Carbonitriding
Carburizing
Case Hardening
Cementite
Centrifugal Casting
Ceramic Tools
Chamfer
Charpy Test
Chemical Milling
Chromidizing (Chromodizing, Chromatizing)
Chromizing
Clad Metal
Coil Breaks
Cold Short
Cold Shut
Cold Work
Compressive Strength
Continuous Casting
Corrosion Embrittlement
Corrosion Fatigue
Covered Electrode
Creep
Creep Limit
Creep Strength
Crevice Erosion
Critical Cooling Rate
Critical Point
Cross Rolling
Crown
Cutting Speed
Cyaniding

D

DC (Direct Chill) Casting
Decarburization
Drawing
Drop Forging
Drop Hammer
Ductility
Duralumin (obsolete)

E

Earing
Eddy-Current Testing
Elastic Limit
Elongation
Endurance Limit

F

Fatigue
Fatigue Life
Fatigue Limit
Fatigue Strength
Ferrite
Ferrite Banding
Fiber Stress
Flakes
Flame Annealing
Flame Hardening
Flash
Flash Welding
Foil
Forging
Fracture Test
Free Machining
Full Annealing

G

Galling
Galvanic Corrosion
Grain Size
Granular Fracture
Graphitizing
Gray Cast Iron
Grinding Cracks
Gun Drill

H

Hammer Forging
Hard Chromium
Hardenability
Hardening
Heat-Affected Zone
Homogenizing
Honing
Hot Shortness
Hot Top

I

Immersed Scanning
Impact Energy (Impact Value)
Impact Test
Inclusions
Induction Hardening
Inert-Gas Shield-Arc Welding
Ingot Iron
Investment Casting
Izod Test

K

Killed Steel
Kip

L

Laminations
Lap
Light Metal
Longitudinal Direction
Low-Hydrogen Electrode

M

Machinability
Machinability Index
Magnetic-Particle Inspection
Martempering
Martensite
Mechanical Properties
Modulus of Elasticity

N

Nitriding
Normalizing

O

Open-Heart Furnace
Orange Peel
Overheating
Oxygen-Free Copper

P

Pancake Forging
Pearlite
Peening
Physical Properties
Pickling
Pig Iron
Pipe
Pitting
Planishing
Postheating
Precipitation Hardening
Preheating
Press Forging
Primes
Process Annealing
Proof Stress
Proportional Limit

Q

Quench Hardening

R

Recrystallisation
Recrystallisation Temperature
Reduction of Area
Refractory Metal
Residual Stress
Rimmed Steel
Roller Leveling

Rough Machining

S

Scab
Scaling
Scalped Intrusion Ingot
Scarfing
Seam
Secondary Hardening
Segregation
Semikilled
Sendzimir
Shear Strength
Shell Molding
Shield-Arc Welding
Shortness
Siliconing
Skelp
Slack Quenching
Solid Solution
Solution Heat Treatment
Spalling
Spheroidizing
Sport Welding
Stabilizing Treatment
Steel
Sterling Silver
Strain
Stress
Stress Relieving
Stress-Corrosion Cracking
Stress-Rupture Test
Stretcher Leveling
Stretcher Straightening
Stretcher Strains
Superalloy
Superficial Rockwell Hardness Test

T

Tack Welds
Temper
Temper Brittleness
Tempering
Tensile Strength
Torsion
Toughness
Transformation Ranges (Transformation Temperature)
Transition Temperature
Transverse
Trepanning

U

Ultimate Strength
Ultrasonic Frequency
Ultrasonic Waves
Universal Mill

V

Vacuum Melting

W

Wrought Iron

Y

Yield Point
Yield Strength