Alternative Engineering Components combines their machining expertise and production materials knowledge with advanced digital technologies to fabricate specialised components for their industrial clients.
The company offers an insight into the properties of mild steel.
Every piece of steel grade has numerous explicit attributes associated with the meticulous standard that it conforms with, whereas a general term can cover in excess of one grade or standard.
When steel is purchased to meet a particular requirement, the purchaser is certain that it will meet particular chemistry and/or mechanical property requirements.
However, other attributes are less obvious but can have a considerable effect on the performance of the steel.
Several of these attributes are learned through experience. When users do not have the experience or background in using particular steel grades, they may not be aware of precisely which grade offers the most suitable attributes for their purpose.
This article highlights some of the diverse characteristics inherent in specific types of steels, and also what several of the common terms used in the industry are.