A quality designation of carbon steel, which typically contains less than 0.025 percent carbon. This grade of steel is more ductile than commercial quality and is suitable for producing deep-drawn parts or any other parts needing severe deformation. It is not as formable as the extra-deep-drawing steel, but it is less costly. Also known as DDS or DDQ. See also commercial steel, deep-drawing steel, and extra-deep-drawing steel.
The Fabricator Blog
Still Building America—The proof is in the weld - by Josh Welton The measure of your success as a welder lies in the quality of your weld. For female welder Sam Riggin, the quality of her welds also has earned her respect in a male-dominated profession.
North America's leading magazine for the metal forming and fabricating industry, delivering news, technical articles, and case histories. Print subscriptions are free to qualified persons in North America involved in metal forming and fabricating.
TheFabricator.com provides metal fabrication professionals with market news, the industry's best articles, product news, and conference information from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.