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    Default the steel used in the blade or on the blade?

    Please tell me which one is correct, the steel used in the blade or on the blade?
    The sentence goes as 'the steel used in/on the blade contains 0.5% of carbon'.

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    Default Re: the steel used in the blade or on the blade?

    Welcome to the forum, yukprojekt.

    I would say 'the steel used for the blade contains 0.5% of carbon'.

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    Default Re: the steel used in the blade or on the blade?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forum, yukprojekt.

    I would say 'the steel used for the blade contains 0.5% of carbon'.

    Rover
    Thank you, Rover!

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    Default Re: the steel used in the blade or on the blade?

    You're welcome, yukprojekt.

    Whilst your thanks are appreciated, you don't need to send them in a separate post or to quote our replies back to us.

    We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.

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    Default Re: the steel used in the blade or on the blade?

    Using in/on the blade is incorrect? If you think of the materials applied in/on the manufacturing process.
    'the steel used in/on the blade contains 0.5% of carbon'.

    Thank you.
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    Default Re: the steel used in the blade or on the blade?

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    Using in/on the blade is incorrect? If you think of the materials applied in/on the manufacturing process.
    'the steel used in/on the blade contains 0.5% of carbon'.

    Thank you.
    "in" is possible, but not "on".

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    Default Re: the steel used in the blade or on the blade?

    (Although if there were a coating of such steel, used to finish the blade, I suppose 'on' might be used.)

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