A folded and patterned blade will be made from raw Black Hills iron ore using a bloomery furnace. The approach for steelmaking, heat treating, and forging will be presented along with the results of metallurgical and mechanical property characterization.
Luke Shearer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Luke Shearer, Kevin Noto, Jackson Ade, Daniel Nagel, Benjamin Lewis
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology