Water Quench

Hardening occurs when the austenitized tube is rapidly cooled in an external water quench. The as-quenched tube has a particular hardness and microstructure. It is now ready for subsequent tempering

Technical data

manufacturer AMCO
type external quench, 8 adjustable quench rings
water usage max. 1440 m³/hr (370000 gal/hr)
process control Pipe entry temperature pipe exit temperature water temperatur