Hadfield manganese steel

Hadfield manganese steel

[′had‚fēld ¦maŋ·gə‚nēs ′stēl]
(metallurgy)
Austenitic steel (face-centered cubic structure) containing 11-14% manganese; resistant to shock and wear. Also known as austenitic manganese steel; manganese steel.
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The metalcaster makes most of its molds and cores in-house with silica sand, but when it pours Hadfield manganese steel, olivine sand is required.
The chemistry of the manganese alloy used in most shredder applications is a variation of Hadfield manganese steel alloy, which was invented in the 1800s by Sir Robert Hadfield of Sheffield, England.