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CTS-XHP Information & Composition

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Carpenter describes CTS-XHP as "A high hardness 440C or a corrosion resistant D2." I've heard good reports about this steel and I'm looking forward to testing it.

Data Sheets:

Carpenter CTS-XHP

Heat Treating Information:
Austenitize: Ramp to temperature and hold for 25 minutes. Oil or plate or air quench to room temperature.

Cryogenic Treating: Cool to -100°F for 1 hour. Air warm to room temperature.

Temper: Temper after cyro or quench for a minimum of 1 hour. Use the table below to find desired hardness.

Heat Treating Services:
Pacific Metallurgical
Paul Bos Heat Treating
Peters Heat Treating

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