”We are often asked if this is the very best steel available on the market. The answer is no, the steel market is full of different materials for aerospace, automotive and commercial applications and we do have the equipment to punch it out but it really is not worth it. To increase the strength of the steel even marginally you will almost double the final product cost and for this application it would impossible to notice the difference.”
My question is whether anyone out there knows the composition of Petersen's Government Steel? I will contact Petersen if necessary, although I doubt whether they would give me the specifics since it probably is either a trade secret or just a marketing gimmick.