How to Make a Fire With Flint and Steel or Quartzite and Steel?

Answer If you do not want to use the two stick method for making a fire, because of the long time required, and because of the effort of making each piece of the bow drill, here is an easier way to get a ... Read More »

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Why does a steel nail sink but a steel boat float?

Place a nail of any variety of steel in a container of water and it invariably sinks. Make a boat of steel, however, and it floats in water. Of course, it's not through magic that this occurs. It'... Read More »

Is tool steel stronger than stainless steel?

Stainless steel is stronger than tool steel in terms of durability. Stainless steel is 13-percent chromium or higher, which resists rust at a much higher degree than tool steel. So on average, item... Read More »

Are steel cans made from aluminium steel?

A French scientist invented the steel can after receiving a commission to find a way to preserve Napoleon's food. Steel cans enjoy popularity today but are much cheaper to produce. A mixture of iro... Read More »

What is the difference between steel and galvanized steel?

AnswerGalvanized steel is steel that has been hot dipped in a pool of molten zinc. The zinc adheres to the steel, cools and hardens to form a rust inhibitive finish to plain steel.