How to Get Steel in Astroneer

How to Get Steel in Astroneer

Last Updated on 15 January, 2022

How to Get Steel in Astroneer – Learn how to create Steel , its uses, and how to get all the ingredients involved

Steel is a composite resource that is crafted in the Chemistry Lab, requires Carbon, Argon & Iron

How to Get Steel in Astroneer – Source

Steel cannot be found, you must create it from the following recipe

Requires: Chemistry Lab| Recipe: x1 Carbon + x1 Argon + x1 Iron = x1 Steel

How to Create the Chemistry Lab?

Requires: Medium Printer Module | Recipe: Chemistry Lab = Tungsten + Glass + Ceramic

Tungsten: Check the Tungsten guide

Ceramic: Check the Ceramic guide

Glass: Use Quartz in the smelting furnace, to find the Quartz

Quartz can be found on all of the Planets.

The Soil Centrifuge produces 4 Quartz with two full Canisters of Soil.

The Trade Platform gives 2 Quartz for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap.

How to Get Carbon, Argon & Iron?

Carbon: use Organic in the Smelting Furnace, to find Organic:

Organic is found on every planet when using the Terrain Tool on most kinds of flora.

The Soil Centrifuge produces 8 Organic with two full Canisters of Soil.

The Trade Platform gives 2 Organic for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap

Argon: can be found on the following planets using the Atmospheric Condenser:

  • Vesania : 50 ppu
  • Glacio : 100 ppu

Iron: use Hematite in the Smelting Furnace, to find Hematite:

  • Novus : Cave Layers
  • Glacio : Ice Dunes and Mantle Layers

The Trade Platform gives 2 Hematite for every 3 Scrap, up to 4 total for 6 Scrap

How to Get Steel in Astroneer – Uses

These are all the items that require Steel in their recipes:

Backpack Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Backpack Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Steel

  • Probe Scanner = Steel

Small Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Small Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Steel

Medium Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Medium Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Steel

Large Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Large Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Steel

  • Extra Large Shredder = Steel + EXO Chip x2 + Tungsten Carbide x2
  • Auto Extractor = Steel + EXO Chip + Rubber + Tungsten Carbide

Chemistry Lab Recipes

Everything you can create on the Chemistry Lab, and the resources you’ll need, plus Steel

  • Nanocarbon Alloy = Steel + Titanium Alloy + Helium

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