Definition of Manganese steel
1. Noun. A steel with a relatively large component (10-14%) of manganese; highly resistant to wear and shock.
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Literary usage of Manganese steel
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"the best brands of wrought iron, which contain about 99.5 per cent of iron, against 84 per cent in the manganese steel. Electrical Properties. ..."
2. The Metallurgy of Iron and Steel by Bradley Stoughton (1911)
"manganese steel is used chiefly for the jaws and wearing parts of rock-crushing machinery and similar apparatus, for railroad frogs and crossings, ..."
3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1916)
"manganese steel is similar in analysis to ordinary first-class converter metal except that it is high in carbon and contains from 11 to 13.5 per cent, ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"The Effect of Mech.au.ical Stress and of Magnetisation on the Physical Properties of Alloys of Iron and Nickel and of manganese steel." By HERBERT TOMLINSON ..."
5. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Thomas Gray (1896)
"... manganese steel seems to have nearly constant susceptibility up to a magnetizing force of 10000. The following tables, taken from Ewing's papers, ..."