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Box Annealing

Annealing a metal or alloy in a sealed container under conditions that minimize oxidization. In box annealing, a ferrous alloy, the charge, is usually heated slowly to a temperature below the transformation range, but sometimes above or within it, and then cooled slowly; this process is also called “close annealing” or “pot annealing.”

 

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