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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Types and Uses of steel pipes

Steel pipe is long, hollow tube that are used for a variety of purposes. They are produced by two distinct methods which result in either a welded or seamless pipe. In both methods, raw steel is first cast into a more workable starting form. [......]

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Seamless Pipes and Tubes for Pressure Applications

The EN 10216 Euronorm replaces the old DIN 17175 and DIN 1629standards. This standard is designed for pipes used in pressure applications, such as a pipeline. [......]

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Demand for steel to rise 4.1% next year

Demand for steel in China is expected to rise 4.1 percent in 2013, as the nation’s economic growth gets back on track, according to a forecast from an industry think tank. The 2013 China Steel Demand Forecast also predicted a decline in iron ore prices due to increasing supplies and slow growth in the global manufacturing sector.[......]

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ASTM A865 Standard Specification

ASTM A865 Standard is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.[......]

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