(1) The amount of carbon present in the steel: 10 temper is 1.00% carbon. (2) The degree of hardness that an alloy has after heat treatment or cold working, via the aluminum alloys. This usually lowers the hardness and strength and increases the toughness of the steel.

Related Links

Tempering (metallurgy)
How to Temper Steel: 7 Steps (with Pictures)
Difference Between Annealing and Tempering | Metal Supermarkets – Steel, Aluminum, Stainless, Hot-Rolled, Cold-Rolled, Alloy, Carbon, Galvanized, Brass, Bronze, Copper

Related Videos