molybdenum steel


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molybdenum steel

[mə′lib·də·nəm ′stel]
(metallurgy)
A carbon steel containing usually less than 0.5% molybdenum to aid hardenability.
A tool steel containing up to 10% molybdenum, up to 1.5% carbon, and varying amounts of chromium, vanadium tungsten, and sometimes cobalt.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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