Determination of the microstructure fractions of a hypoeutectoid steel

Determination of microstructure and phase fractions

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How can the microstructure fraction of a steel be determined from the iron-carbon phase diagram?How is...

Influence of carbon on hardness and strength of steels

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: Why does the hardness of steel increase with increasing carbon content?How do the cementite lamellae in...
Micrograph of hypoeutectic cast iron with a carbon content of 3.85 %.

Cast iron

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What is the difference in microstructure between steels and cast iron?For which manufacturing processes are steels...