Re: Working with hardened steel
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Might be Stainless ,,, did you try a magnet on it ,,,A torch will not cut Stainless very good,,, I tryed a old welders trick one time buy putting a peice of mild steel on top of stainless & the torch cut it ,, I was told stainless dosent have carbon in it ,,,
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Stainless has carbon, just not a lot of it. The reason it doesn't cut well with a torch is mostly because of the chrome content. Chrome has a pretty high melting point. There can be a slew of other things in stainless steel that might have an effect but chrome is the one I know of.