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080M46 - Medium Carbon Steel

Surcharge

Both Scrap and most alloys saw a small increase going into April, meaning surcharges for the majority of grades increased slightly.

Nickel has been rising steadily (albeit not significantly) in recent weeks and therefore we would expect to see this filter through to the surcharges in the coming weeks.

Surcharge information as listed via Liberty Speciality Steels where possible, other based on mean chemical analysis for the given grade.

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£229.00 per tonne

Surcharge Price History for 080M46

APR 18 JUL 18 OCT 18 JAN 19 TODAY
£221.60 £245.65 £239.65 £266.00 £229.00

Description

080M46 grade steel is a medium carbon steel offering moderate tensile strengths.

The material is capable of through hardening by quenching and tempering on limited sections, but is more commonly supplied in the untreated or normalised condition.

Machinability similar to that of mild steel can be expected, but weldability is reduced.

Typical applications of 080M46 grade steel

  • Axles
  • Spindles
  • Studs
  • Automotive components 
  • General engineering components

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PRODUCTION METHOD

Rolled or Forged

FINISHES

Black Bar or Bright Bar

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