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The Mineral Industry Volume 9 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,102 Discovery Miles 11 020
The Mineral Industry Volume 9 (Paperback): Books Group
The Mineral Industry Volume 9 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ...aluminum in finished steel has not proved beneficial. It adds nothing to the strength and destroys the toughness to a considerable degree. Arsenic and Iron.--Arsenic unites readily with iron in all proportions and behaves toward iron much as sulphur does. It exists in steel oftentimes in very small quantities, so small as to be negligible. Arsenic has been found very often in ancient cannon balls, the iron being very hard and brittle. One of these contained a? much as 16'20% As. It lowers the saturation point for carbon in cast iron and gives iron a white fracture. When it enters forged iron or steel it makes it extremely red-short and in large proportions cold-short as well. Carbon and Iron.--The effect of the element carbon alone when alloyed with iron it is practically impossible to give, because it has been impossible to maka Annates dea Slinet. Vol. XIV., 1898. an alloy with carbon as absolutely the only addition. With small amounts of several other elements present it cannot be claimed that the influence of carbon alone is known. Small amounts of the ordinary elements (even two or three hundredths of a per cent.) in the presence of carbon exert very great influences. Nevertheless it is certain that carbon alloyed with iron (commercial) strengthens it in its normal annealed condition and causes it to become hard after being heated and suddenly cooled. The amount of carbon that pure iron will absorb before saturation is somewhat in dispute, 4-8% is probably the saturation point. The addition of 5% has been attempted several times, but has failed. Some Nova Scotia iron containing titanium and free from silicon was found to contain 4-65% and seemed to be nearly pure carbide. As the percentage of silicon increases in iron the amount of carbon that will be ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 434
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-17006-4
Barcode: 9781236170064
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-17006-7

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