Carbon steelsare steels in which the main alloying additive is carbon. Alloy steels are steels alloyed with other metals or materials in addition to carbon to improve properties.
Carbon steels are classified based on the amount of carbon content in the steel. The four main classes are mild and low carbon steel, medium carbon steel, high carbon steel, and ultra-high carbon steel.
Mild and low carbon steels contain 0.16–0.29% carbon. They...
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