Image icon  Low carbon steel from bottom of wood screw.

 
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Description: Low carbon steel. The resulting microstructure is therefore virtually all of the ferrite phase, since upon reaching the eutectoid temperature virtually all of the austenite will have transformed to ferrite. This sample is taken from the bottom of a wood screw, some directionality is observable due to the item being rolled.
Keywords: alloy • carbon • iron • metal • steel
Categories: Science approaches > Microstructure
Materials > Metals & alloys > Carbon steels
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Micro
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Dr R F Cochrane, Department of Materials, University of Leeds
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 04 September 2002
Date added: 21 August 2009
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Resource ID: 1258