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Can occur in preheat furnaces prior to forging or in the heat treating operation. The condition results when metal temperature exceeds the critical temperature of the alloy involved and a change in phase occurs; this is also known as the transformation temperature. Externally, overheated material will often form blisters or a web of fine cracks; internally, overheating causes precipitation of melted constituents around grain boundries and the formation or rounded pools of melted constituents often called ?rosettes?.