Micrograph of eutectoid steel with a carbon content of 0.8 % (C80)

Phase transformations in solidified state (metastable system)

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What is the carbon content of a eutectoid steel?Why is virtually no carbon soluble in ferrite?What...
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...
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...