Amazing Facts about Steel

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”

  1. 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?

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