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Steel, 6. Uses

  1. Dieter Schauwinhold1,
  2. Ulrich Kalla2,
  3. Gerhard Kalwa3

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o25_o05

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Schauwinhold, D., Kalla, U. and Kalwa, G. 2011. Steel, 6. Uses. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Düsseldorf, Germany

  2. 2

    VDEh, Düsseldorf, Germany

  3. 3

    Kaarst, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011


The article contains sections titled:

1.Classification of Steel and Steel Products
1.2.Definitions for the Classification of Grades of Steel
1.3.Definitions of Steel Products
1.4.Designation Systems for Steel
2.Types of Steel
2.1.Steels where the Mechanical Properties are Essential
2.1.1.Normal- and High-Strength Structural and Reinforcing Steels
2.1.2.Steels Suitable for Heat-Treatment and Surface Hardening
2.1.3.Steels for Elevated Temperature Applications
2.1.4.Low-Temperature Steels
2.1.5.Wear-Resistant Steels
2.1.6.Steels for Pipelines
2.2.Steels with Special Chemical Properties
2.2.1.Stainless Steels
2.2.2.Heat-Resistant Steels
2.2.3.Steels for Hydrogen Service at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures
2.3.Steels with Special Physical Properties
2.3.1.Soft Magnetic Steels
2.3.2.Other Steels with Special Physical Properties
2.4.Steels with Special Processing Properties
2.4.1.Steels for Flat Products for Cold Forming
2.4.2.Steels Suitable for Cold Extrusion and Cold Heading
2.4.3.Machining or Free-Cutting Steels