Low Carbon Steel

Definition - What does Low Carbon Steel mean?

Low carbon steel is a type of steel that has small carbon content, typically in the range of 0.05% to 0.3%. Its reduced carbon content makes it more malleable and ductile than other steel types.

Low carbon steel is also known as mild steel.

Corrosionpedia explains Low Carbon Steel

Low carbon steel is one of the most common types of steel. Low carbon steel is ideal for applications in which precision is paramount due to its heightened flexibility. It is less prone to corrosion than other types of steel due to its reduced carbon content.

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