What the Alloy is made of and the percentages of each material
Iron-84.46%-90%(Balance) Carbon-0.16%-0.35% Manganese-0.85(max) Silicon-1.25%(max) Chromium-1.50%-3.25% Molybdenum-.55%(max) Nickel-5.00% Tungsten-0.75%-3.25% Vanadium-0.05%-0.30% Copper-0.50% Phosphorus-0.015%(max) Sulfur-0.012%(max) Calcium-0.02(max) Nitrogen-0.14%(max) Aluminum-0.50%(max)
How The Alloy was Discovered
The Military needed a low cost, high strength, high performance steel. Eglin Steel was developed by the US Air Force and Ellwood National Forge before 1991.
Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical Properties of Eglin Steel are:
Chemical Properties of Eglin Steel are:
-Does Not Explode
How Eglin Steel Is Made and The Cost
Eglin Steel undergoes heat treatment involving normalization, quenching, and tempering. The cost of Eglin Steel is a lower cost replacement to the other steel used by the military.
Several Uses for Eglin Steel are:
-Nuclear and Regular explosives(Not School Appropriate)