Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion


Vanadium steel is generally used for

[A]. railway switches and crossing
[B]. bearing balls
[C]. magnets
[D]. axles and springs.

Answer: Option D


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Panezai said: (Jul 31, 2014)  
The considerable increase of strength in steel containing small amounts of vanadium, Vanadium forms stable nitrides and carbides, resulting in a significant increase in the strength of the steel. Vanadium steel is used in axles, bicycle frames, crankshafts, gears, and other critical components.

Pks said: (Sep 18, 2014)  
Thanks for it, and also tell me about that how much % of carbon are use on it? Is this steel are free from carbon?

Girish said: (Oct 17, 2019)  
Thank you for description.

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