Carbon Steel is a term that denotes any non-stainless steel. Carbon steel Pipe fittings have high carbon content up to 2.1% of its total weight. Pipe Fittings made form carbon steel are added with chromium, titanium, niobium, molybdenum, tungsten and zirconium in unspecific quantities. Hardness and strength is enhanced in Carbon Steels with heat treatment. But heat-treatment cause a loss of ductility. Also, the higher carbon content makes it less weldable.
Low carbon steel is a type of carbon steel also known as mild or plain carbon steel. Pipe Fittings made form carbon steel include Tees, Reducers, Elbows, Cross, Stub End. The carbon content in low-carbon steels is only 0.5-0.25%. Carbon steel product are highly popular due to their low costing. Along with the low cost, the properties of CS are applicable in many applications. Surface hardness of Low-carbon steels is enhanced through Carburizing. Low-carbon steel Pipe fittings have low tensile strength, when compared to other steel types. Cold-forming is easy in these CS pipe fittings, owing to their low carbon content.