eutectoid steel

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Noun1.eutectoid steel - a steel that contains 0.9% carbon (the eutectic point); a carbon steel with 0.9% carbon is pure pearlite
carbon steel - steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains
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Table 1: Steel wire composition and mechanical properties Nominal chemical composition of eutectoid steel C Si S P Cr Ni Mn Cu Fe 0.81 0.24 0.002 0.008 0.12 0.04 0.65 0.1 Bal.
Characterization and morphological analysis of pearlite in a eutectoid steel. Mater Charact 45:2:lll-6.