Glossary of surface technology


Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon which assumes greater hardness when quenched from the hardening temperature. It has a carbon content of 0.3% to ~ 2 %. Steel surfaces can be modified by plasma applications. verändert werden. Today, with the exception of pig iron and cast iron, steel is any iron alloy without regard to temperability, i.e. regardless of the carbon content.

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