electrical steel

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electrical steel

[i′lek·trə·kəl ′stēl]
(metallurgy)
Low carbon-iron alloy containing 0.5-5% silicon, produced in an electric-arc furnace and used for the cores of transformers, alternators, and other iron-core electric machines.
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attracting 20 percent rate of customs duty instead of Silicon Electrical Steel attracting zero percent customs duty.
Our products include titanium and titanium alloys, nickel-based alloys and superalloys, stainless and specialty steels, zirconium, hafnium, and niobium, tungsten materials, grain-oriented silicon electrical steel and tool steels, and forgings and castings.
The company also produces grain-oriented silicon electrical steel products and tool steel plate.
announced today that its silicon electrical steel line will be idled effective Jan.
4 million pounds, and shipments of our grain-oriented silicon electrical steel grew 5%, both compared to 2006.
While total high-value products shipments were 2% lower than the third quarter 2006, shipments of specialty and titanium sheet, specialty plate, and grain-oriented silicon electrical steel increased 16%.
During the second quarter, improved pricing levels for all specialty steels, along with our continued focus on high value products and reduced shipments of commodity stainless steel for automotive exhaust systems and silicon electrical steel, resulted in a significant increase in revenues per ton.
As previously reported, the market demand for our silicon electrical steel remains weak, although somewhat improved recently.
Also, Bozzone noted that selling prices for grain-oriented silicon electrical steel were increased 5 percent effective January 3, 1994.
Sales of our specialty and titanium sheet, specialty plate, and grain-oriented silicon electrical steel were all strong.
This action reverses a previous USPTO decision which rejected Allegheny Ludlum's Patent 3,855,018 covering a manufacturing process for grain oriented silicon electrical steel.
4% of sales due to strong shipments of specialty and titanium sheet, specialty plate, and grain-oriented silicon electrical steel products.