1. Type 1 or Vlt 1
- Steel has no iron carbides as carbon level is ultra low. Material has excellent
formability and is appropriate for appearance end uses such as cooktops. This steel type has
become difficult to source due to reduced worldwide availability.
Open coil annealing where a wire separates wraps within the coil and steam removes
carbon during batch anneailing process
Developed in the early 1990's by Hoogovens Steel (now Tata) after closing their