Is carbon steel a type of alloy?

Is carbon steel a type of alloy?


I know that carbon steels and alloy steels are different but are carbon steels still alloys?

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Best answer:

Answer by Xtama Red
Carbon steels are alloys. This is evident in the carbon-iron phase diagram:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Phase_diag_iron_carbon.PNG







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