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.
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.
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