Steel Basics

Steel Basics introduces learners to the basic equipment, terminology, and processing steps associated with modern steelmaking operations. As a combination of metallic and non-metallic elements, steel is considered versatile, adaptable, and available for manufacturing in large quantities. Understanding the basic principles of the steelmaking process is crucial for anyone involved in this diverse industry. This course will focus on the steel basics such as basic steelmaking processes, the mechanical properties of steel, and steel grades.

Steel Basics

Learning Objectives
  • Recall the primary types of steel.
  • Recognize the basic forms in which steel is manufactured.
  • Retain the processing steps required in the manufacturing of steel products.
  • Differentiate between the important mechanical property tests applied to steel.
  • Determine the difference in the primary methods used for assigning steel grades.
This course includes
Pre / Post-Assessment
Course Length: 1 h
Completion Certificate

Table of Contents

Steel Related Processes

  • Chemical Composition
  • Steel Production Processes
  • Steel Metalworking Processes
  • Post Processing Steps
  • Types and Forms of Steel

Steel Certificate Interpretation

International and U.S. Standards

  • Customer Order
  • Chemical Composition
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Additional Test Results
  • Macro Etch Test
  • Microcleanliness Rating
  • Hardenability

Steel Properties

  • Tensile Testing
  • Hardness, Impact, and Hardenability Testing
  • Additional Mechanical Properties
  • Grain Size and Microcleanliness
  • Steel Grading Systems

Course Completion

After completing this course you will receive a certificate of completion.

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