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Stainless Steel is an iron alloy which contains at least 11-12% of Chromium and other elements such as Nickel and Molybdenum.

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What elements are present in stainless steel?

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Which element is the odd one out nickel iron stainless steel or cobalt?

Stainless Steel; all other choices are elements - stainless steel is a steel alloy (composite elements).


What elements make up stainless steel?

The elements that make up stainless steel are nickel, iron,chromium and manganese.


Where is stainless steel on the periodic table?

Stainless steel is not an element but a compound of elements. Thus it is not on the periodic table.


What two elements make a steel stainless?

steel and chromium


Are there elements in stainless steel?

Stainless steel can contain Fe, Cr, Ni, V, Mn, C, Si.


What is added to steel to make stainless steel?

There are many different kinds of stainless steel, but the most common alloying elements in it are chromium and nickel.


What are the metallic elements of stainless steel?

Iron, Chromium and Nickel are added together in specific ratio to make stainless steel.


Is stainless steel a nonalloy steel?

Stainless steel is an Alloy steel because it contains chromium as an alloying element - steels without alloying elements are called carbon steels.


What are the active ingredients in stainless steel?

The "active" ingredients depend on the characteristic under consideration. Stainless steel is a mixture of metallic elements along with smaller quantities of non-metallic elements. The non-metallic elements, in particular, may be added to give stainless steel specific properties. In that context, then, that particular element may be an active ingredient.


What element is used to make stainless steal stainless?

Important alloying elements in stainless steel are chromium, nickel, vanadium, molybdenum.


What is the elements of stainless steel?

nickel,iron,chromium,manganese


Best material for making resistance wire?

Many people use steel and stainless steel, perhaps stainless steel welding wire to make cheap resistance heating elements.


What are the components that make up stainless steel?

The elements that make up stainless steel are nickel, iron,chromium and manganese.


What is the chemical symbol for stainless steel?

Stainless steel is not an element, but an alloy formed by the combining of carbon, iron, manganese, chromium, vanadium, tungsten, and other various elements.


What type of miture is stainless steel?

Stainless steel is an alloy. Mostly a solid solution of small amounts of carbon, chromium, nickel and other elements dissolved in iron.


How much lead is in stainless steel?

None, stainless steel is composed of iron, carbon, chromium, and other alloying elements depending on the exact properties desired; but no lead.


Does Stainless Steel have a CAS Number?

However stainless steel and steel are not part of the European REACH directive (1907-2006-EC) there seem to be some examples of CAS numbers for stainless steel, however this looks more like a individual initiative from the supplier / producer. Example: CAS 7439-89-6 ThyssenKrupp Stainless Steel is not a chemical substansion as meant by REACH, but a product with several chemical elements. These elements do have a CAS number.


Is Stainless steel a homogeneous or a heterogeneous mixture?

Stainless steel is a metal alloy. All metal alloys are a Heterogeneous mixture because the elements contained therein are not chemically bonded. If heated, stainless steel forks, for instance, would separate into their component metals according to density.


What pure metal is used to make stainless steel?

Stainless steel is not a pure metal. Steel is mostly iron. Iron is anything but stainless - given the slightest trace of water it rusts. Stainless steel is an alloy, based on iron but with other elements added to inhibit corrosion or tarnishing. Chromium is the most common alloying element.


Can stainless steel be magnatized?

There is stainless steel and there is magnaized stainless steel but you can not make regular stainless steel magnetic


Why don't magnets work on stainless steel?

Stainless steel can have different magnetic properties, depending on the crystal form of the steel. An austenic steel will not be attracted to a magnet. However, if the steel is "worked" or formed, shaped, hammered, etc, it develops martensite or ferrite crystals, which ARE attracted to a magnet.


Difference between alloy steel and stainless steel?

the composition of the metal alloy steel is a steel with usually less than 5% of other elements, like molybdenum, copper, chrome.. while stainless steel is a steel with at least 10-11% of chromium


Do the stainless properties of stainless steel disappear if it is melted and reused?

Stainless steel remains stainless after recycling. It resists rusting primarily because of the chromium content of the alloy. The chromium oxidizes to form a protective layer. The formation of this oxide layer is improved by a process called passivation. There are different grades of stainless steel having varying proportions of chromium, nickel and other elements so if you want to get top-dollar for stainless steel scrap, you need to segregate it.


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steel is steel and there is nothing you can do about it even if it is stainless steel or it i not stainless steel it will rust