High carbon steels contain from 0.7 to 1.00% C with manganese ranging from 0.5% to 0.9% This steels are commonly known as spring steel. These steels are generally operated at very high stresses and heat-treated to obtain the maximum elastic limits and fatigue resistance without becoming sufficiently brittle to cause sudden failure in service. Hardenability of spring steel is very important because only fully hardened springs have the maximum resistance to take a permanent set (sagging).
Meduim Carbon Steels are similar to low carbon steel except that the carbon ranges from 0.30 to 0.60% & the manganese from 0.50 to 1.65%. Increasing the carbon content is approximately 0.5% with an accompanying increase in manganese allows medium carbon steels to be used in the quenched & tempered conditions. This steels are of particular importance because of unique combination of strength & toughness after heat treat treatment.
We have added Stainless Steel Flat wires in our product range. Initially we are mainly involved in Grade SS304. But soon other grades will also be added. We can supply in a minimum width of 3mm and maximum width of 15mm and the thickness range is .80mm to 4.00mm
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