Alloy steel is a steel that has had small amounts of one or more alloying elements (other than carbon) such as such as manganese, silicon, nickel, titanium, copper, chromium and aluminum added. This produces specific properties that are not found in regular carbon steel. Alloy steels are workhorses of industry because of their economical cost, wide availability, ease of processing, and good mechanical properties. Alloy steels are generally more responsive to heat and mechanical treatments than carbon steels.
The heat-treated type is available in both Annealed and Normalized. To learn more about Annealing and Normalizing, visit our Metal Glossary
Alloy Steel can be purchased online and at any Metal Supermarkets location. It can be cut to your exact specifications.
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