Any of a class of carbon and alloy steels commonly used to make tools, characterized by high hardness and resistance to abrasion, often accompanied by high toughness and resistance to softening at elevated temperature. These attributes are generally attained with high carbon and alloy content.
Knowing and appreciating the craft of metal fabrication - by Tim Heston The recipe for precision metal fabrication includes technology and craft. We hear a lot about the technology, but not so much about the craft.
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