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Discussion Forum : Engineering Materials - Section 2 (Q.No. 35)
The austenite is a solid solution of carbon or iron carbide in gamma-iron.
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Neeta said:   7 years ago
Austenite is solid solution of carbon in Iron and not Iron carbide in Iron.

Durgesh said:   8 years ago
Austenite is the solid solution of carbon in gamma-iron not iron carbide. Iron carbide is an intermetallic compound.

K.Harish (IIIT) said:   9 years ago
Austenite forms above 727'c where the carbon percentage is 0.77 in iron. Austenite also called as gamma-iron which has fcc crystal structure.

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