Very high carbon steel, light micrograph

Very high carbon steel, light micrograph

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Caption: Very high carbon steel. Light micrograph of a thin section of very high carbon steel. This sample contains 1.4% carbon by weight alloyed with iron. The metal has a pearlite (brown) and carbide (transparent) structure. Very high carbon steel is very strong but brittle. It is used for cutting tools and truck springs.

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Keywords: alloy, brittle, carbide, chemical, chemistry, iron, light micrograph, light microscope, metal, metallurgy, pearlite structure, strong, very high carbon steel

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