Metal Fabricating Glossary
- Adding carbon to the surface of iron-base alloys by heating the metal below its melting point in contact with carbonaceous solids, liquids, or gases. Desired hardness and toughness properties are developed in the high carbon "case" by quenching and tempering.
- Wikipedia: carburizing
If you have any comments or questions about the glossary, please contact Dan Davis, editor-in-chief of The FABRICATOR.