METALLURGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE THETFORD SPEARHEAD (SFN 261).

Author(s): J G McDonnell

Metal analysis has shown that the pattern welded spearhead of Anglo-Saxon type was manufactured from at least ten separate pieces of low phosporus iron. The pattern-welded effect was obtained by two pieces of iron plied together and welded to the surface of the spearhead at the base. The cutting edge was a slack quenched carbon steel

Report Number:
4/1987
Series:
AML Reports (New Series)
Pages:
13
Keywords:
Iron Technology

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