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A contribution to the understanding of Solingen steel in the 19th. century


Garcia, L and Azor, A and Criado jr, A and Criado, A and Dietz, C, A contribution to the understanding of Solingen steel in the 19th. century, Praktische Metallographie-Practical Metallography, 47, (6) pp. 217-228. ISSN 0032-678X (2010) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2010 Carl Hanser Verlag, Munchen

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DOI: doi:10.3139/147.110093


Two weapons manufactured in Solingen during the 19th. century were examined metallographically and chemically whereby the mechanical properties were found to correspond with those of a fine lamellar Pearlite. The manufacturing process was then simulated using a modern type of steel with a chemical composition as close as possible to that used in the manufacture of the original two swords, whereby a material with almost the same properties could be produced.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Solingen steel
Research Division:Chemical Sciences
Research Group:Analytical chemistry
Research Field:Analytical chemistry not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Manufacturing
Objective Group:Fabricated metal products
Objective Field:Machined metal products
UTAS Author:Dietz, C (Dr Christian Dietz)
ID Code:84856
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Central Science Laboratory
Deposited On:2013-06-04
Last Modified:2013-07-16

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