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1050 - Medium Carbon Steel

Surcharge

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£171.90 per tonne

Surcharge Price History for 1050

OCT 19 JAN 20 APR 20 JUL 20 TODAY
£174.00 £167.01 £189.21 £202.65 £171.90

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.

Size Range

32mm - 860mm Dia

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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