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1050 - Medium Carbon Steel

Surcharge

The Scrap surcharge has reduced for February 2019 as a consequence of lower production volumes at the end of 2018 and a realignment with other European scrap surcharges.

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

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£231.00 per tonne

Surcharge Price History for 1050

FEB 18 MAY 18 AUG 18 NOV 18 TODAY
£223.65 £220.65 £254.87 £250.87 £231.00

Description

1050 grade steel is a medium carbon steel with good tensile strength.

Although this grade is capable of through hardening by quenching and tempering on limited sections, it is more commonly supplied in the untreated or normalised condition.

It possesses good wear resistance, but poor weldability.

Typical applications of 1050 grade steel

  • Gears
  • Cylinders
  • Cams
  • Sprockets 

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PRODUCTION METHOD

Rolled or Forged

FINISHES

Black Bar or Bright Bar

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