high-carbon chromium

high-carbon chromium

[′hī ‚kär·bən ′krō·mē·əm]
(metallurgy)
Chromium containing at least 86% chromium, 8-11% carbon, and a maximum of 0.5% each of iron and silicon.
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Nor was it any ordinary shaft: It was made of 440C, a high-carbon chromium bearing steel used in the Space Shuttle's main engine.
The specimen used is a high-carbon chromium bearing steel (JIS G4805), which is commonly used for bearing components.