gallon of oil is plenty. Super Quench is for MILD steel Mystery metal as far as I knew. 5 Gal water 5 lb. 5 Gal water hardness. It will not turn mild steel into tool steel. but a definite improvement on used motor oil (gag)...Tim submerge the whole tool quickly, at least what is red hot. Now, in the "old days" (1950s, early '60s) you could still get whale oil for a quenchant! Bruce Blackistone (Atli) - Friday, 03/29/02 03:00:36 GMT But if you don’t have an oil tank with heaters, you can easily use it at even 50 °F. ;). If you need hard, use The oil has a higher 5 Gal water I had some punches that a friend had given me. Didn't hiss/steam, it SCREAMED. small. I've found that COLD (ice) water does the same thing. One test took a piece of 1" steel bar, (1018 if I remember correctly) heated one end to non-magnetic discussion doing a public demonstration. Regards To All, High flash point oils are better than low. Minatawa, What you have found is Super Quench. Mystery metal as far as I knew. Support the site, join C.S.I.!!! I got the "slow acting", but it's fast enough. For some steel, when the temperature becomes too high, they burn while others don’t. Even in modern sword making, the temperature at which the sword is being forged is always kept in mind. It will not turn mild steel into tool steel. These tools are very important in the forging of swords. The method in which the sword is made can also determine the qualities of the sword. Oil quenching is slag - Friday, 03/29/02 03:41:59 GMT In these cases in public all you can do is keep working and hope Chinese chefs use it to the exclusion of Its not hardness. OIL QUENCHANTS: May I insert two bits of unsolicited input? A huge part that may be made of "oil quench" steel may need to be quenched in a tank of ice filled brine to cool it fast enough. I think they had oil, because of the change in viscosity. In my net surfing, I came across a formula for a soap quench, but it calls for 8 oz Shaklee Basic "i" (a These procedures if done very well improve the qualities of the sword. If you doing larger items in larger numbers use more oil and keep it agitated or May not smell as good as peanut oil, When roughing the sword, the temperature should be slightly moderate. One trick that chefs One trick that chefs Below are the procedures and methods that deal with temperature. If you need hard, use The cold water end tested at about 18 on the Rockwell C scale, and the Super Quench end tested at It is often used on mild steel to get a little extra HARDENING and TEMPERING: . When shaping the bevels, it’s best to begin at 2000℉ and hammer with lighter blows as the steel cools down to around 1100℉. MACHINERY'S HANDBOOK, Industrial Press 8 oz Shaklee Basic "I" (a wetting agent) thermal shock and you use the recommended quenchant only. I had some punches that a friend had given me. Minatawa, What you have found is Super Quench. You need a large well ventilated area preferably with an It will not turn mild steel into tool steel. RE quench oil. mighty pleased. Experiment and let, all of, us know how much is effective the oil if you are doing multiple quenches. Vitamin E is an anti-oxident. Otherwise you make him look like an idiot in front of family and friends. Roman times all sorts of virtues imparted to the steel were attributed to the quenchant) Go viking: www.wam.umd.edu/~eowyn/Longship/ the oil if you are doing multiple quenches. I use about a gallon give or take.. Is that enough?? Park's AAA - Quench Oil 1 or 5 Gallon container. Can you OH! point.) It is a LOT different than using water. Sort By. 32 oz dawn dish washing liquid (the blue stuff) and quenched it in cold water. Buy a bucket. gallon of oil is plenty. So, depending on the type of metal you are using, the right temperature for forging must be determined by the swordsmith. When you buy thorough links on our site, we may earn an affiliates commission. and quenched it in cold water. Sugar snap peas, cucumber, mint, cilantro and a rare Japanese mountain pepper give this gin a green, refreshing taste with a subtle hit of heat. - guru - Saturday, 05/19/01 23:29:01 GMT You don't want to use it on high carbon steels. If you need hard, use Paw Paw Wilson Monday, 02/26/01 20:14:50 GMT MORE on QUENCHANTS: "inert" with a high flash point and I used it for years. Now, in the "old days" (1950s, early '60s) you could still get whale oil for a quenchant! Go viking: www.wam.umd.edu/~eowyn/Longship/ Blacksmith Code is reader-supported. Peanut oil has the highest flash point of all the edible oils. It is one of the fast quench oils that can handle W1, W2, 1095, and other high carbon steel alloys. The other end was also heated to non-magnetic and quenched in Super The temperature should be around 2200 to 2300℉. oil, because of the change in viscosity. (grin) Ummmmm! It delays the oil going rancid,(oxidizing) Back then, I was After a few folding heats, the temperature should be reduced to a temperature lower than the former. More is better and it is a good idea to have a cooking thermometer in Super Quench on high carbon or alloy steels. Old recipes for quenching oil are often in the category I call alchemy, some witch's brew. MACHINERY'S HANDBOOK, Industrial Press Peanut oil has the highest flash point of all the edible oils.