Conventional Steel

Published: | Updated: November 19, 2016

Definition - What does Conventional Steel mean?

Conventional steel refers to a type of steel with low levels of carbon formulated for low yield strength and high hardening capabilities.

Corrosionpedia explains Conventional Steel

Conventional steel often has added phosphorus, solid solutions and carbide precipitates to improve hardness properties. In architectural applications, conventional steel is used for building extensive, heavy foundations.

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