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8630 - Low Alloy Nickel-Chromium Case Hardening 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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£335.05 per tonne

Surcharge Price History for 8630

FEB 18 MAY 18 AUG 18 NOV 18 TODAY
£326.93 £334.58 £370.25 £362.88 £335.05

Description

8630 grade steel is a medium Carbon steel superior to 8620.

This grade responds readily to direct hardening with as quenched surface hardness reaching 46-52 HRc. It can be used for case hardening with good hardenability levels.

This grade demonstrates an excellent forgeability and weldability.

For many applications it can be used as an alternative to more costly heavy alloyed case hardening steels.

Typical applications of 8630 grade steel

  • Gears
  • Pins
  • Shafts
  • Camshafts
  • Drive wheels
  • Clutch plates

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PRODUCTION METHOD

Rolled or Forged

FINISHES

Black Bar or Bright Bar