Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Hot Balls


Steel glowing hot.  Several thousand degrees and slowly cooling, these spheres will become part of a pair of candle holders.

3 comments:

  1. Melting point of steel, approx 2700F.

    Cherry red, approx 1500F.

    http://www.smex.net.au/reference/SteelColours02.php


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  2. Don in Oregon already covered the temperature,I worked 18 years in a steel forge plant,& for a time operated both forge furnace & an annealing furnace. Saw that coloration often.

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