alloy steel

noun
carbon steel to which various elements, as chromium, cobalt, copper, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, tungsten, or vanadium, have been added in sufficient amounts to obtain desirable physical and chemical properties.

Origin:
1900–05

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Example sentences
When lifting with chain slings, use only alloy steel chain.
Worn or damaged alloy steel chain slings or attachments shall not be used until repaired.
They are made of either alloy steel or stainless steel.
They are composed of hot-rolled, cold-finished non-alloy steel.
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