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1075 Steel

Discussion in 'Shop Talk - BladeSmith Questions and Answers' started by Flagg, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. Flagg

    Flagg

    63
    Jul 31, 2017
    I have been given 2 lengths of 1 3/4 inch wide by 1/8 inch thick 1075 steel and do NOT know the heat treating procedure
    I normally use 1080

    HELP please
    .
     
  2. kvaughn

    kvaughn Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    I would ask a mod to move this to the knifemakers sub-forum for better answers. Use the report triangle lower left in your post.--KV
     
  3. zhyla

    zhyla

    529
    Sep 11, 2011
    I *think* you can use the same procedure as for 1080/1084.
     
  4. DevinT

    DevinT KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 29, 2010
    It is nearly the same as 1080, use the same HT.

    Hoss
     
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  5. Stacy E. Apelt - Bladesmith

    Stacy E. Apelt - Bladesmith ilmarinen - MODERATOR Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 20, 2004
    1080 or 1084 HT will be fine. Austenitize at 1500F for a few minutes. Quench in fast oil. Temper at 425-450F for one hour, twice.

    For a hamon, use 1475F and quench in brine.
     

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