Define steel and name three methods of conversion of pig iron into steel. | web4study

Define steel and name three methods of conversion of pig iron into steel.



Steel:

Steel is an alloy of iron with carbon and other elements like manganese, chromium, Nickel.

Conversion of Pig Iron into Steel:

Steel is hard and strong depending upon its carbon content.

Important Methods of making Steel are:

(i) Basic oxygen process

(ii) Open hearth process

(iii) Electric arc process

 


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