mild steel


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mild steel

any of a class of strong tough steels that contain a low quantity of carbon (0.1--0.25 per cent)

mild steel

[′mīld ′stēl]
(metallurgy)
Carbon steel containing 0.05-0.25% carbon.

mild steel

1. Nearly pure iron having a very low carbon content, usually between 0.15 and 0.25%; a ductile, rust-resistant material used in boilers, tanks, enamelware, etc.
2. Same as low steel.
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6, it would be seen that the pH of the corrodent decreased as the immersion time increased indicating that enhancement in the rate of corrosion as the period of immersion increase was due to increase in acidity.Corrosion of mild steel is an electrochemical process involving the following cathodic and anodic half reactions:
Henna/Zeolite powder mix acts as a green corrosion inhibitor of mild steel with maximum inhibition efficiency of 95.97% at 30[degrees]C and maximum level of inhibitor concentration.
In this study, we have made an attempt to synthesize the strongly adherent poly(o-toluidine)/CdO (POT-CdO) nanoparticle composite coatings on mild steel from aqueous tartrate solution by using cyclic voltammetry.
When set to lower beam quality, the cutting speeds with thick mild steel are the same --but the cut-edge quality is improved and finer cuts can be made since the work-piece temperature is lower.
Mild steel sheet was mechanically press scissor into pieces of measuring 3 x 2 x 0.1 cm.
where W is the weight loss in g, "[rho]" is the density of the mild steel specimen in g[cm.sup.-3], "A" is the area of specimen in [cm.sup.2], and t is the time of exposure in h.
W1 and W2 are the weight loss of mild steel coupon in free and inhibited acid chloride solutions respectively.
The FTIR spectrum of the PAOA5 copolymer coating on mild steel is presented in Fig.
(8.) Arthanareeswari, M, Ravichandran, K, Sankara Narayanan, TSN, Kamaraj, P, Rajeswari, S, "Effect of Cathode Materials on the Phosphatability and Corrosion Resistance of Mild Steel," J.
(1999a) identified novel biofilms that inhibit the development of sulphate reducing bacteria (SRB) on metal surfaces such as mild steel and stainless steel.
Jindal Steel & Power Limited (Jindal Steel & Power) (BSE: 532286), an India-based company that produces sponge iron, mild steel slabs, ferro chrome, iron ore, mild steel, and coal based sponge iron plant, is continuing with its mining and steel plant project in Bolivia according to a senior company executive.
Therefore, the present study is aimed at investigating inhibitive and adsorptive properties of penicillin V potassium for the corrosion of mild steel in acidic medium.