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Discussion Forum : Engineering Materials - Section 3 (Q.No. 27)
27.
A steel containing ferrite and pearlite is
hard
soft
tough
hard and tough
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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Discussion:
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Gurudas Goswami said:   1 year ago
Steel containing ferrite and pearlite is soft. Ferrite is a form of pure iron with a body-centered cubic crystal structure and occurs in low-carbon steel. Pearlite is a finely laminated mixture of ferrite and cementite present in cast iron and steel, formed by the cooling of austenite.
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Raj said:   7 years ago
Because it falls on the zone where carbon content is low (less than 0.8%).

Spitfire said:   4 years ago
But they are also tougher as compared to medium or high carbon steels.

Deep said:   4 years ago
It Should be tough.

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