Facts about steel
- Steel is a Low maintenance metal
- The melting point of the steel is 1500 degree.
- The weight of the Steel is 7850 kg per cubic meter.
- The specific gravity of steel is 7.85.
- Tensile strength is excellent
- Shear strength of steel is also goo.
- Steel is a good conductor of heat.
- Steel product can be recycle without loosening the strength.
- Whenever you buy steel’s product, you’re always buying recycled Product.
- Stainless steels contains at least 11 % of chromium, often combined with nickel, to resist corrosion. It was developed on an industrial scale in Sheffield by Harry Brearley 100 years ago.
- the St. Louis Arch is covered in 886 tons of stainless steel
- Stainless steel is also known as inox steel or inox from the French ‘inoxydable’
- Stainless steel does not readily corrode, rust or stain with water like ordinary steel does
- The earliest known use of the phrase steel band in a musical sense was in the late 1940s..
in the environment where the oxygen is low ,poor circulation and high salinity.the stainless steel will not be fully stain proof
- The stainless steel is not a good conductor of electricity
- Harry Brearley invented the steel in 1913.
- the flow of electric current in the steel will stop or slow down the rust in steel.
- to slow down the rust the zinc is coated on the steel.this steel is known as galvanized steel..
- the chromium actually combine with oxygen to form a protective layer over the stainless steel which causes it to rust slower
- More than 150 grades of stainless steel are present
- Some of the stainless steel can have magnetic properties,but not all
- China is considered as the largest manufacturer of the Steel.
1 thought on “Amazing Facts about Steel”
I always hear really good things about steel. I thought it was pretty crazy that the St. Louis Arch has 886 tons of stainless steel. Do the math, and that’s a lot! I’ve always wondered if stainless steel will eventually start to rust, or would it last forever?