Article - 24 Jun 2004
The term steel covers a great many materials. Classifications of steel such as Carbon Steels, Mild Steel, Carbon-Manganese Steels, Alloys Steels, Low-Alloy Steels and Micro-Alloy Steels are defined.
Article - 20 Jul 2016
Manganese is similar to iron in its chemical and physical properties, but it is harder and more brittle. Manganese is possibly the most flexible element that can be added to copper alloys.
Article - 12 Apr 2001
This article outlines the effects on steel of the addition of elements including chromium, nickel, vanadium, molybdenum, tungsten, boron, cobalt, titanium, aluminium, manganese, and silicon.
Article - 1 May 2002
Alloy steels have compositions that lie approximately between carbon steels and stainless/tool steels. The AISI (American iron and Steel Institute) designations for these steels are explained.
Article - 28 Nov 2018
This article discusses mild and high strength low alloy (HSLA) steel.
Article - 14 Oct 2002
Dissolved oxygen in molten steel can react with carbon to form carbon monoxide bubbles. This can be prevented by adding deoxidising agents. Completely deoxidised steels are called killed steels. The...
Article - 7 Jul 2012
Cold work tool steels are high carbon steels containing smaller amounts of manganese, tungsten, molybdenum, and chromium. These steels have high carbon content and adequate amount of alloying...
Article - 11 Jul 2012
The early 1940’s witnessed the development of a coding system for the classification of different types of steels. Designers, heat treaters, draftsmen, and engineers were able to obtain specific...
Article - 18 Sep 2018
Carbon steel, an iron-carbon alloy with a carbon content of up to 2.1% of the steel’s total weight, is one of the primary categories of steel. It makes up as much as 90% of steel manufactured...
Article - 26 Feb 2002
Sometimes galvanizers receive questions about galvanizing unique steels or uncommon steel sections that are outside the standard range processed by the company’s galvanizing operations.