Articles Posted in the " Materials of Construction " Category

  • Practical Applications of Tool Steels

    Practical Applications of Tool Steels

    Practical Applications of Tool Steels TOOL STEELS Sr.No. Practical application    Tool Steel 1 Hammers, Sledge hammer, Hacksaw Blades, Shear blades, Slotting tool, milling cutters, Threading dies, Chisels, Vice Jaws, Punch and die  0.76 to 0.90 %  C  2 Wood file High carbon steel 0.5 to 0.7 % C 3. Wood chisel Forged high carbon steel  […]


  • CARBON STEELS

    CARBON STEELS

    CARBON STEELS Main alloying element is CARBON ( % of C < 2 %) SPECIAL FEATURES OF PLAIN CARBON STEELS Decrease in ductility with increase in % of carbon Heat treatment improves properties significantly Quenching causes distortion and induce internal stresses APPLICATIONS OF CARBON STEELS LOW CARBON STEELS WITH C< 0.3 % MEDIUM CARBON STEELS, C >0.3 % […]


  • Steels

    Steels

     Steels  STEELS (FERROUS)                   Structural steel    Non- structural steel Carbon steels With C < 0.8 % Low Alloy Steel with alloying elements < 10 % High Alloy Steel with alloying elements > 10 % Tool Steel with C > 0.9 % &C< 1.5 % Die steel  with   C >1.5 % & C< 2 %  CLASSIFICATION OF […]