carbon steel

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steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains

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According to the Specialty Steel Institute of North America (SSINA), [Web site], stainless steel is a low carbon steel containing chromium levels of 10 percent or more by weight, while the carbon content is less than one percent.
Though originally intended for use on chrome plating, Micro Tuff gets similar results when applied to nickel-plated tools and even unplated stainless or carbon steels. Tony Kupper, project manager at Plating Resources, says Micro Tuff has also been applied to arc-sprayed nickel-shell (or other metal) tooling, but he has no information on performance results.
Currently, its proprietary alloys include standard and premium manganese steels, high strength martensitic steels, chromium molybdenum steels, high chromium alloy irons, heat resistant stainless steels and carbon steels.
Low carbon steels (less than 0.30 % carbon) are used for many applications.