Chemical element that has a powerful deoxidizing effect. It also shows great eagerness with nitrogen and sulfur.

As alloying element in steels, and in small percentages is used as grain refiner, and in low carbon steels the yield strength is increased. However, as a carbide former it reduces the hardenability.

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