Decarburization

The removal of carbon from the surface of steel as a result of heating in a medium that reacts with the carbon. DecarburizationThe removal of carbon from the surface of steel as a result of heating in a medium that reacts with the carbon. Decarburization is usually present to a slight extent in steel forgings. Excessive decarburization can result in defective products. is usually present to a slight extent in steel forgings. Excessive decarburization can result in defective products.