Metals are classified according to the forming method:

Update:04 Apr 2019
Summary:

  (1) Forged steel; (2) cast steel; (3) hot rolled […]

 

(1) Forged steel;

(2) cast steel;

(3) hot rolled steel;

(4) Cold drawn steel.

4. Classified by metallographic organization:

(1) Annealed state:

a. Eutectic steel (ferrite + pearlite);

b. eutectoid steel (pearlite);

c. hypereutectoid steel (pearlite + cementite);

d. Leysite steel (pearlite + cementite).