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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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.

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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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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.

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Pure iron Tools are not made of the pure element iron, because it is simply too soft to be ... one can understand the underlying principles of the structure of steel. ... Alloys The mixture of the elements iron and carbon create what is known as an  ...

www.thefabricator.com/article/metalsmaterials/carbon-content-steel-classifications-and-alloy-steels

Aug 28, 2003 ... Steel classification is important in understanding what types are used in ... These steels usually are iron with less than 1 percent carbon, plus ... Martensitic stainless steels make up the cutlery grades. ... steels by adding certain alloys like chromium, nickel, molybdenum, nitrogen, titanium, and columbium.