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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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Iron occurs in nature with some impurities like carbon, Sulpher, phosphorous, manganese etc. Each of these has its special effect on the final properties of the ...

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Jul 30, 2017 ... 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 ...

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Whereas pure iron is a relatively soft metal that rusts easily, steel can be hard, tough, and corrosion-resistant. Used to make almost everything from skyscraper ...

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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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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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Oct 13, 2015 ... Steel in general is an alloy of carbon and iron, it does contain many other ... retained from the steel making process, other elements are added to .... combination of boron with either one of the two will make the boron useless.

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Carbon (C): Iron is alloyed with carbon lo make steel and has the effect of increasing ... Manganese (Mn): Manganese is added to steel to improve hot working ...

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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.