Steel in which the main alloying element is carbon, and whose properties are chiefly dependent on the percentage of carbon present.
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- It can also be used on plastics and fiberglass and for polishing stainless steel, high carbon steel, or bronze.
- Both are IDPA-approved and available in blued carbon steel or stainless steel for $33.
- Steels are sometimes given names based on their principal alloy such as carbon steel, chrome-manganese steel, chrome-molybdenum steel, etc.
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