Definition of Gamma iron

1. Noun. A nonmagnetic allotrope of iron that is the basis of austenite; stable between 906 and 1403 degrees centigrade.

Generic synonyms: Atomic Number 26, Fe, Iron
Substance meronyms: Austenite



Definition of Gamma iron

1. Noun. (metallurgy) An allotropic form of iron which is stable at high temperatures. It is used in the manufacture of Austenite. ¹

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Literary usage of Gamma iron

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1919)
"This increase must again be interpreted as a condition that makes a longer path of rupture through the amorphous phase in the gamma iron than in the beta ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The Alpha Iron Theory denies the presence of Beta iron entirely, and explains that the hardness is due to the fact that, on cooling, the gamma iron with the ..."

3. The Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1918)
"On solidifying iron crystallites are formed consisting of octahedral crystals of gamma iron. Upon further cooling below the solidification point, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"gamma iron will be much greater than that of the lower allotropic forms." Then the author proceeds to develop the idea that the pressure of the gamma iron ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... the quenched metal will consist of af unstable solid solution of carbides in gamma iron, together with some alpha iron in the state of strain. ..."

6. The Metallurgy of Iron and Steel by Bradley Stoughton (1911)
"gamma iron differs from beta iron, especially in electrical conductivity and in crystalline form. Ferrite crystallizes always in the cubic system, ..."

7. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"Under still other static conditions, as when gamma iron is carried through divers stages of these two steps by heating it to a series of temperatures high ..."

8. Qualitative Chemical Analysis: A Guide in Qualitative Work with Data for by Albert Benjamin Prescott, Otis Coe Johnson (1916)
"gamma iron is capable of dissolving, and retaining in solid solution, carbon as iron carbide (Fe-C) ; tlio presence of Fe3C in solid solution, however, ..."

9. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1919)
"This increase must again be interpreted as a condition that makes a longer path of rupture through the amorphous phase in the gamma iron than in the beta ..."

10. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The Alpha Iron Theory denies the presence of Beta iron entirely, and explains that the hardness is due to the fact that, on cooling, the gamma iron with the ..."

11. The Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1918)
"On solidifying iron crystallites are formed consisting of octahedral crystals of gamma iron. Upon further cooling below the solidification point, ..."

12. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"gamma iron will be much greater than that of the lower allotropic forms." Then the author proceeds to develop the idea that the pressure of the gamma iron ..."

13. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... the quenched metal will consist of af unstable solid solution of carbides in gamma iron, together with some alpha iron in the state of strain. ..."

14. The Metallurgy of Iron and Steel by Bradley Stoughton (1911)
"gamma iron differs from beta iron, especially in electrical conductivity and in crystalline form. Ferrite crystallizes always in the cubic system, ..."

15. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"Under still other static conditions, as when gamma iron is carried through divers stages of these two steps by heating it to a series of temperatures high ..."

16. Qualitative Chemical Analysis: A Guide in Qualitative Work with Data for by Albert Benjamin Prescott, Otis Coe Johnson (1916)
"gamma iron is capable of dissolving, and retaining in solid solution, carbon as iron carbide (Fe-C) ; tlio presence of Fe3C in solid solution, however, ..."

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