In steel grades where a lower carbon concentration is required, the carbon content is reduced with the use of oxygen. This process can also be used to remove other steel contaminants from the pig iron. There is a wide variety of different processes for refining, which can be applied to iron in solid or liquid state.
Steel does not only consist of iron and carbon. Other elements can influence the properties of steel.Read more
There is a large number of different alloying elements. Each one influences the material properties.Read more
Brinell hardness test
Performing the hardness test by means of a ball pressure test according to the Swedish engineer Johann August Brinell.Read more