They are made of soft steel, lacquered, possessing very great strength and considerable flexibility.
When the letters are to be engraved in steel, blocks or "blanks" are cut from soft steel and finished to the proper size.
Fig. 304 is a type of synchronous armature consisting of a block of soft steel wound with a coil closed upon itself.
A transfer roll is a piece of soft steel, in shape a cross section of a cylinder.
A bolt may be used instead of the wire, but the wire loses its magnetism much quicker than a soft steel bolt would.
soft steel has very little retentivity, because it does not contain much carbon.
A second type of head we use is made of soft steel about a sixteenth of an inch thick.
The Line is made of strong copper, iron, or soft steel wire.
This we replaced as follows: We first routed out a piece of soft steel about the size of a small black-lead pencil.
The diamond is cut on a wheel of soft steel, by the aid of its own dust mixed with olive oil.