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Carbon steel

Index Carbon steel

Carbon steel is a steel with carbon content up to 2.1% by weight. [1]

53 relations: A36 steel, Allotropes of iron, Alloy steel, American Iron and Steel Institute, Annealing (metallurgy), Austempering, Austenite, Brittleness, Carbon, Carburizing, Cementite, Chemical element, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Ductility, Eutectic system, Forging, Hardenability, Hardness, Heat treating, Hot working, Lüders band, Lever rule, Manganese, Martempering, Molybdenum, Nickel, Niobium, Pearlite, Phosphorus, Powder metallurgy, Punch (tool), Quenching, Red-short carbon steel, Silicon, Stainless steel, Steel, Strength of materials, Structural steel, Sulfur, Tempering (metallurgy), Titanium, Tungsten, Ultimate tensile strength, Vanadium, Weldability, Welding, Work hardening, Yield (engineering), ..., Young's modulus, Zirconium, 41xx steel. Expand index (3 more) »

A36 steel

A36 steel is a common structural steel in the United States.

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Allotropes of iron

Iron represents perhaps the best-known example for allotropy in a metal.

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Alloy steel

Alloy steel is steel that is alloyed with a variety of elements in total amounts between 1.0% and 50% by weight to improve its mechanical properties.

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American Iron and Steel Institute

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) is an association of North American steel producers.

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Annealing (metallurgy)

Annealing, in metallurgy and materials science, is a heat treatment that alters the physical and sometimes chemical properties of a material to increase its ductility and reduce its hardness, making it more workable.

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Austempering is heat treatment that is applied to ferrous metals, most notably steel and ductile iron.

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Austenite, also known as gamma-phase iron (γ-Fe), is a metallic, non-magnetic allotrope of iron or a solid solution of iron, with an alloying element.

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# A material is brittle if, when subjected to stress, it breaks without significant plastic deformation.

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Carbon (from carbo "coal") is a chemical element with symbol C and atomic number 6.

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Carburizing, carburising (chiefly English), or carburization is a heat treatment process in which iron or steel absorbs carbon while the metal is heated in the presence of a carbon-bearing material, such as charcoal or carbon monoxide.

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Cementite (or iron carbide) is a compound of iron and carbon, more precisely an intermediate transition metal carbide with the formula Fe3C.

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Chemical element

A chemical element is a species of atoms having the same number of protons in their atomic nuclei (that is, the same atomic number, or Z).

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Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24.

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Cobalt is a chemical element with symbol Co and atomic number 27.

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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Ductility is a measure of a material's ability to undergo significant plastic deformation before rupture, which may be expressed as percent elongation or percent area reduction from a tensile test.

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Eutectic system

A eutectic system from the Greek "ευ" (eu.

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Forging is a manufacturing process involving the shaping of metal using localized compressive forces.

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The hardenability of a metal alloy is the depth up to which a material is hardened after putting through a heat treatment process.

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Hardness is a measure of the resistance to localized plastic deformation induced by either mechanical indentation or abrasion.

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Heat treating

Heat treating (or heat treatment) is a group of industrial and metalworking processes used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material.

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Hot working

Hot working process metals are plastically deformed above their recrystallization temperature.

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Lüders band

Lüders bands, also known as "slip bands" or "stretcher-strain marks," are localized bands of plastic deformation in metals experiencing tensile stresses, common to low-carbon steels and certain Al-Mg alloys.

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Lever rule

The lever rule is a tool used to determine mole fraction of each phase of a binary equilibrium phase diagram.

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Manganese is a chemical element with symbol Mn and atomic number 25.

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Martempering is also known as stepped quenching or interrupted quenching.

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Molybdenum is a chemical element with symbol Mo and atomic number 42.

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Nickel is a chemical element with symbol Ni and atomic number 28.

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Niobium, formerly known as columbium, is a chemical element with symbol Nb (formerly Cb) and atomic number 41.

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Pearlite is a two-phased, lamellar (or layered) structure composed of alternating layers of ferrite (88 wt%) and cementite (12 wt%) that occurs in some steels and cast irons.

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Phosphorus is a chemical element with symbol P and atomic number 15.

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Powder metallurgy

Powder metallurgy (PM) is a term covering a wide range of ways in which materials or components are made from metal powders.

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Punch (tool)

A punch is a hard metal rod with a sharp tip at one end and a blunt butt end at the other, which is usually struck by a hammer.

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In materials science, quenching is the rapid cooling of a workpiece in water, oil or air to obtain certain material properties.

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Red-short carbon steel

Red-short, hot-short or sulfur embrittlement is the quality possessed by carbon steel that suffers from having too much sulfur as an impurity.

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Silicon is a chemical element with symbol Si and atomic number 14.

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Stainless steel

In metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French inoxydable (inoxidizable), is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass.

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Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Strength of materials

Strength of materials, also called mechanics of materials, is a subject which deals with the behavior of solid objects subject to stresses and strains.

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Structural steel

Structural steel is a category of steel used for making construction materials in a variety of shapes.

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Sulfur or sulphur is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16.

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Tempering (metallurgy)

Tempering is a process of heat treating, which is used to increase the toughness of iron-based alloys.

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Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22.

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Tungsten, or wolfram, is a chemical element with symbol W (referring to wolfram) and atomic number 74.

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Ultimate tensile strength

Ultimate tensile strength (UTS), often shortened to tensile strength (TS), ultimate strength, or Ftu within equations, is the capacity of a material or structure to withstand loads tending to elongate, as opposed to compressive strength, which withstands loads tending to reduce size.

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Vanadium is a chemical element with symbol V and atomic number 23.

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The weldability, also known as joinability,.

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Welding is a fabrication or sculptural process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by causing fusion, which is distinct from lower temperature metal-joining techniques such as brazing and soldering, which do not melt the base metal.

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Work hardening

Work hardening, also known as strain hardening, is the strengthening of a metal or polymer by plastic deformation.

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Yield (engineering)

The yield point is the point on a stress–strain curve that indicates the limit of elastic behavior and the beginning of plastic behavior.

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Young's modulus

Young's modulus, also known as the elastic modulus, is a measure of the stiffness of a solid material.

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Zirconium is a chemical element with symbol Zr and atomic number 40.

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41xx steel

41xx steel is a family of SAE steel grades, as specified by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

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