Tempering Agent

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Edison Records - Materials and Process Used To Manufacture Cylinder Records
... wax, using acetate of alumina and stearic acid with sodium hydroxide added as a saponifying agent ... arose, however, since there was no tempering agent and hot weather caused these records to decompose ... problem is that all stearic acid without a tempering agent takes on moisture, and after many experiments it was found that Ceresine was ideal ...

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    Only after much tempering is steel produced.
    Chinese proverb.