This vintage book contains a comprehensive treatise on the hardening, tempering, annealing, and case-hardening of various kinds of steel, including high-speed, high-carbon, alloy, and low carbon steels. "Heat-Treatment of Steel" is highly recommended for modern metal work enthusiasts and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Hardening Carbon Steels", "Heating the Steel for Hardening", "Quenching and Tempering", "Heat-Treatment of High-Speed Steel", "Heat-Treatment of Alloy Steels", "Heat-Treatment of Steel by the Electric Furnace", "Metallic-Salt Bath Electric Furnace", "Miscellaneous types of Electric Furnaces", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on metal work.