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Solution. This lowers the conductivity to below that of oxygen-free copper. Lead is often added to copper and copper alloys to form free machining characteristics. Lead is virtually insoluble in copper as shown by the copper–lead phase diagram (see Figure 7). Lead particles appear as a separate phase in the grain boundaries (see Figure 8). 20% Zr. It can be heat treated to yield strengths of 400 MPa while retaining a conductivity of 84% IACS. 7% Al2O3 retains reasonable strength at temperatures up to 10001C.

Molten steel was traditionally cast into standing moulds but continuous casting was developed in the 1950s which enabled the production of huge tonnages of steel. Most of the world’s steel production is now obtained through this casting route. Following casting, as-cast slabs are thermal and mechanical processed to the desired final shape. In the last few decades, however, near-net-shape casting processes have been developed that are capable of producing near-final-shape products directly from liquid with secondary processing such as hot rolling reduced to an absolute minimum.

In the Fe–C system, graphite does not usually form in either ferrite or austenite due to its high activation energy of nucleation. The cementite phase (Fe3C) or other less stable carbides tend to form instead. %) Figure 4 Schematic diagram of the metastable (constitutional) Fe–Fe3C and the stable (equilibrium) Fe–graphite diagram (dashed) showing important temperatures and compositions. difference between the equilibrium Fe–graphite and metastable (constitutional) Fe–Fe3C phase diagram is shown in Figure 4, which illustrates the subtle differences in the phase boundaries.

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