Ultrahigh-carbon Steel

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Ultrahigh-carbon Steel

Ultrahigh-carbon steels are experimental alloys containing 1.25 to 2.0% C. These steels are thermomechanically processed to produce microstructures that consist of ultrafine, equiaxed grains of spherical, discontinuous proeutectoid carbide particles.

abbreviations

  • UHCS - ultrahigh-carbon steel

Metallurgy

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