Metal Fabricating Glossary

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alloy steel



  1. Steels which contain intentional additions of elements other than silicon, sulfur, manganese, or phosphorus, or in which silicon and manganese are present in large amounts for the express purpose of improving or altering any of the physical or mechanical properties of the steel.

External Resources

Wikipedia: alloy steel

Internal Resources

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