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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

Similar Grades

Grades for Potential Substitution (Lesser)

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Grades for Potential Substitution (Greater)

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