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A heat treatment that causes steel to harden is so much more than the meer plunging of hot metal into a fluid that is often a liquid. The initial red-hot state represents the austenitic condition and the subsequent cooling results in a variety of transformations that depend on the chemical composition of the steel. If the intention is to produce a martensitic structure, then the constituents of the steel must be such that the phase is obtained over the depth required.
The Jominy test provides a measure of the ability of a steel to harden by transforming into martensite under set conditions, i.e., a measure of the hardenability of the steel. A standardised bar, 25.4 mm diameter and 102 mm long, is heated to the austenitising temperature and then placed on a rig in which one end of the rod is quenched by a standard jet of water. This results in a progressive decrease in the rate of cooling along the bar from the quenched end. The depth from the quenched end, over which martensite is obtained, is then the measure of hardenability