A steel is a metal alloy consisting mainly of iron and carbon (in proportions of between 0,02% and 2%).
It is essentially the carbon content that gives the alloy the properties of steel. There are other iron-based alloys that are not steels, such as cast iron.
Below 0.35 carbon, steel will be considered non-spring (or not hard) steel.
There are therefore different types of steel :
There are other names :
We may also find other denominations such as St37, Stxx, S235JR, S355JR which all designate non-spring steels, intended for construction or not.
All these steels are suitable for laser cutting, bending or stamping.
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