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Half Hard Temper

(A) In low carbon cold rolled strip steel, produced by cold rolling to a hardness next to but somewhat softer than full hard temper. (B) In brass mill terminology, half hard is two B&S numbers hard or 20.70% thickness reduction. (C) In Stainless Steel Strip, Tempers are based on minimum tensile or yield strength. For Chromium Nickel grades Half Hard Temper 150,000 T.S., 110,000 Y.S.Min.