What makes alloy steels more herdenable?

What makes alloy steels more herdenable?

Title says it all, but more specifically, why does adding an alloying element to a material, such as steel, that is already an alloy (iron and carbon) increase its hardenability, generally.

Submitted May 24, 2017 at 04:17AM by StaringWaiter
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What makes alloy steels more herdenable?

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