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Thread: sear material

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    sear material

    I am working on a project and need to know what metal the sear is made of for welding purposes.

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    Steel...and hardened quite a bit.
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    Is it stainless?

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    They rust if the internals get wet.. so I would say normal high carbon steel

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    There made of hardened mild steel (not sure what grade) then plated (nickel i think) which is also hard wearing

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    Quote Originally Posted by renie View Post
    There made of hardened mild steel (not sure what grade) then plated (nickel i think) which is also hard wearing
    Used to be cadmium coating, which explains the color.

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