Age hardening

Age hardening,

Definition of Age hardening:

  1. Spontaneous hardening of a metal which occurs if it is quenched and then stored at ambient temperature or treated with mild heat.

  2. Change in the physical properties occurring at ambient temperatures in some metals and alloys which have undergone heat treatment or working.

How to use Age hardening in a sentence?

  1. Most of the heat treatable alloys exhibit age hardening at room temperature after quenching, the rate and extent of such hardening varying from one alloy to another.

Meaning of Age hardening & Age hardening Definition