mild steel


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mild steel steel with less than 0.15% carbon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mild steel (Metal) a kind of steel having a lower proportion of carbon than ordinary steel, rendering it softer and more malleable.
    • Mild steel steel that has but little carbon in it and is not readily hardened.
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In literature:

Therefore, the steel must be particularly a low grade or mild steel.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891" by Various
The use of wrought iron and later of mild steel has made the construction of such bridges very convenient and economical.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Into the holes in the side of the block small pegs of overheated mild steel were inserted.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
Guedes; regular dome-shaped tip; mild steel mantle; thickness at tip 0.8 mm.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Mild steel is a good test, and a light gray iron is admirable for practice lessons.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
Side by side with this movement there will be one for developing the system of stamping mild steel and then tempering it.
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
It consists of a trough of cast or wrought iron, or mild steel, 20 to 36 in.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
These differences in practice would not have assumed such magnitude but for the introduction of mild steel in place of malleable iron.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
A mild steel top has been made, perforated with 2-inch holes.
"The Preparation of Plantation Rubber" by Sidney Morgan
The bottom reinforcement consisted of from 2 to 6 twisted bars of mild steel, varying in different spans from 12.7 to 19 mm.
"ASCE 1193: The Water-Works and Sewerage of Monterrey, N. L., Mexico" by George Robert Graham Conway
The Mechanical and other Properties of Iron and Mild Steel.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
Mild steel is manufactured extensively, and some crucible cast steel is made.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
F. The condensers were pear shaped in section, and built of mild steel plates.
"Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'" by British Government
Wrought iron and mild steel are above all other metals suitable for tension joints where there is not continuous rapid motion.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various

In news:

Through the addition of particular alloys , low- alloy steels possess precise chemical compositions and provide better mechanical properties than many conventional mild or carbon steels.
There is a trend toward customers shifting from mild steel storage tanks to fiberglass "due to less corrosion and lower maintenance.".
I am investigating suitable covering material to store waste oil (pH: 4) in a mild steel tank (74 m^3).
The servo technology improves pierce time efficiency in mild steel applications measuring between 0.375" and 0.750".
The 250ci will cut mild steel up to 1/4 inch thick, and it will cut stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, and a number of other metals too.
Versatile mount above or below product flow Ceramic or rare earth magnets in nine strengths Units come with mild or stainless steel construction Hinged plates swing out for easy cleaning.
Kundig and his team permitted the exterior mild steel to oxidize in the damp Seattle air.
Our plant uses the latest equipment and technology for fabricating any grade steel including mild, pressure vessel quality, abrasion resistant carbon.
The rusted mild steel cladding the Titan 's horizontal facade calls up images of the old tuna boats that used to dock nearby.
Recently we've taken a look at header coatings and even showed you a no-buck way to rust-proof your mild steel headers.
Webster Instrument's portable, fast and accurate Hardness Testers are available in three models for testing aluminum, brass, copper and mild steel.
Identified as V10Z31- Series, their mounting plates are made of mild steel and their springs are made of high tensile steel.
So it was with some impatience that I sat through the introductory stuff: oxyacetylene-torch welding and cutting and stick welding , methods that are only good for mild steel and so of very little interest to me-or so I thought.

In science:

In the paper by Carrington and Gayler a highly deformed mild steel specimen has been shown (plate 1, figure 3).
Validation of the material point method and plasticity with Taylor impact tests
The 4340 steel flows much more readily than the mild steel used by Carrington and Gayler .
Validation of the material point method and plasticity with Taylor impact tests