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Steel is an alloy of iron and other elements, primarily carbon, that is widely used in construction .... 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 ...

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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.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 ...

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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.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 ...

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 ...

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Although iron is a common element, pure iron is almost never found in nature. ... and adding other elements such as manganese and nickel to give the steel .... phenol, which is used to make plastics, cutting oils, and antiseptics; cresols, which ...

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Could you add carbon to titanium or vanadium to make them even harder ... Adding carbon to iron to make steel does make it stronger and tougher, up to a point.

www.anselm.edu/homepage/dbanach/h-carnegie-steel.htm

Iron is the fourth most abundant element and makes up more than five percent ... from the charcoal), just enough to make the metal both tough and malleable. .... later by natural gas) by adding wrought iron or iron oxide to molten pig iron until ...