Steel Hardening & Forging Temperatures | Colour Chart


Hardening Colours

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2192 White 1200
2012 Light Yellow 1100
1922 Yellow 1050
1796 Light Orange 980
1706 Orange 980
1598 Light Red 870
1490 Light Cherry 810
1400 Cherry 760
1292 Dark Cherry 700
1202 Blood Red 650
1112 Brown Red 600
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