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100CrMo7-3 - 1.8% Chromium-Molybdenum High Carbon Steel

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Description

100CrMo7-3 grade steel is a high carbon alloy steel commonly supplied in the spherodised annealed condition.

Following machining it is subsequently hardened and lightly tempered to give parts a high surface hardness with a deeper hardened zone than can be obtained with case hardening steels.

It can be oil quenched in small sections and water hardened in larger sections, then subsequently tempered to produce a very hard wear resistance surface in excess of 65HRc.

Typical applications of 100CrMo7-3 grade steel

  • Ball and roller bearings
  • Bearing rings
  • Connecting rods
  • Big end bushes
  • Lathe centres
  • Collets
  • Cams
  • Pawls
  • Small hardened steel cold work rolls
  • Blanking and forming tools
  • Punches
  • Knurling tools
  • Gauges
  • Fuel nozzles
  • Shear blades
  • Bullet cores
  • Instrument pivots
  • Spindles

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PRODUCTION METHOD

Rolled or Forged

FINISHES

Black Bar or Bright Bar

Similar Grades

European