About Carbon Steel

What is Carbon Steel?

Carbon steel and carbon manganese steel seamless pipes for ship building

Seamless steel pipe for ship building usage

The majority of the nearly 3, 500 different types of steel produced and available in the global market today is carbon steel. Carbon steel is formed when two elements, iron and carbon, is combined with carbon being used as the alloying element. The carbon is used as a hardening agent to prevent iron atoms in the crystal lattice from sliding around. The carbon steel structure also has ferrite, pearlite and cementite present in varying quantities, depending on the carbon quantity of the steel.

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Type of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings

Pipe Fittings are applied to connect two pipe ends together, to change direction or size of the pipes. There are many different types and shapes on the market.[......]

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Flange materials acc. to ASTM

Dimensions from carbon steel and stainless steel flanges are defined in the ASME B16.5 standard. The material qualities for these flanges are defined in the ASTM standards.[......]

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Flange face

Different types of flange faces are used as the contact surfaces to seat the sealing gasket material. ASME B16.5 and B16.47 define various types of flange facings, including the raised face, the large male and female facings which have identical dimensions to provide a relatively large contact area.[......]

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The usage of Carbon steel pipe

Carbon steel pipe is widely used in the world of manufacturing as they have high end durability. It is one of the preferred pipes when it comes to stamina and cost. Steel tubes of different sizes and shapes can be created with use of modern technology.[......]

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