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Heat treating shrinkage Question
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Posted by: Dougp

09/17/2003, 17:13:46

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Is there a formula for caclulating shrinkage in a part after heat treating. I am using 4140 steel and the part is socket shaped and measures approx. 2 1/4" across with walls of approx. 1/4" and approx. 3" overall in height?

Your help is always appreciated.


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Posted by: cragyon
09/18/2003, 18:31:57

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I don't believe 4140 has a signicant change of size after heat treating operations

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