Why Are Knives Quenched in Oil and How It Helps?
Whether it’s knives or any other metal item, blacksmiths quench the metal to add hardness. The best substance for quenching is oil. It is a popular quenchant because it tends to transfer heat slowly. This makes it a better choice for quenching than water. Moreover, by using oil, blacksmiths ensure lower distortion and cracking of … Read more