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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steel

Steel is an alloy of iron and other elements, primarily carbon. Because of its high tensile .... Other materials are often added to the iron/carbon mixture to produce steel with desired properties. ... Even in a narrow range of concentrations of mixtures of carbon and iron that make a steel, a number of different metallurgical  ...

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The main ingredient is carbon. Carbon is what makes iron into steel. Other chemicals are added, like chromium, which makes stainless steel. Different amounts ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/mixed-up-metals-make-for-stronger-tougher-stretchier-alloys

May 19, 2016 ... One classic example is the addition of carbon to iron to make steel. ... If too much of the alloying element were added, for example, its atoms ...

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/metalsanduses/extractingmetalsrev8.shtml

Pure iron is soft and easily shaped because its atoms are arranged in a ... Other metals are often added, such as vanadium and chromium, to produce alloys with ... different types of steel, depending on the other elements mixed with the iron.

www.explainthatstuff.com/ironsteel.html

Jul 14, 2016 ... An easy-to-understand introduction to iron and steel, what they are, how ... alloys: iron mixed with other elements (especially carbon) to make stronger, ... than cast and wrought iron and other metals are often added to give it ...

www.quora.com/How-is-carbon-added-to-steel

Carbon is added during the tempering process, in older manual forges this would be sourced from the coals used to heat the metal, modern forges however use c... ... such as when we make specialty parts that need to be 'case hardened', where ... This means that carbon is already there as an impurity when the iron is cast ...

www.chemistryexplained.com/St-Te/Steel.html

Steel is an alloy of iron with about 1 percent carbon. ... Used to make almost everything from skyscraper girders, automobiles, and appliances to thumb tacks and ...

www.westyorkssteel.com/technical-information/elementsin-steel

Boron (B), Boron is an alloying element added to steel to aid heat treatment ... Iron is the base metal in steel, combining with other alloying elements to form all  ...

www.chemguide.co.uk/inorganic/extraction/iron.html

Extraction of iron and its conversion into steel. ... The limestone is added to convert this into slag which melts and runs to the bottom. The heat ... Most of the molten iron from a Blast Furnace is used to make one of a number of types of steel. ... Elements like phosphorus and silicon react with the oxygen to form acidic oxides.

www.aalco.co.uk/datasheets/Stainless-Steel_Alloying-Elements-in-Stainless-Steel_98.ashx

Carbon (C): Iron is alloyed with carbon lo make steel and has the effect of ... Yield strength is greatly improved when nitrogen is added to stainless steels as is ...