• High Peak Steels Ltd, Brookfield Ind Est, Peakdale Road, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 6LQ

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BRIGHT 080A42

Description

A medium carbon steel to give moderate tensile strengths which is achieved by normalising or quenching and tempering on certain sizes but is mainly supplied from stock in the cold drawn condition. It machines like mild steel but weldabilty is reduced.

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Products & Sizes

ProductMetric sizes
Min
MaxImperial sizes
Min
Max
codes-round28mm dia200mm dia1/4" dia8" dia
codes-flat28mm x 7mm Key Steel50mm x 28mm Key Steel5/16" x 1/4" Key Steel2" x 1 1/2" Key Steel
codes-square24mm SQ Key Steel50mm SQ Key Steel3/16" SQ Key Steel2" SQ Key Steel
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Associated Standards

StandardCode
UK StandardEN8
European GradesC40
Werkstoff
1.0511
SAE/AISI1040

Chemical Composition

 CSiMnSPCrNiMo
Min0.40.10.7
Max0.450.40.90.050.050.30.40.15

 

Mechanicals

 Yield
N/mm2
0.2% proof
N/mm2
UTS (Rm)
N/mm2
Elong (A)
%
Red of Area (Z)
%
Hardness
HB
Impact Test (KV)
J
Drawn (min)
Material produced to chemical composition only
Drawn (max)

Typical Applications

  • Automotive parts
  • Spindles
  • Studs
  • Gears
  • Axles
  • General Engineering components
UA-23101739-40