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8630 - Low Alloy Nickel-Chromium Case Hardening Steel

Surcharge

Scrap has fallen again for June 2019 on the back of reduced demand. Combined with slight falls in alloys, this has seen an overall reduction in surcharges this month.

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

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£307.03 per tonne

Surcharge Price History for 8630

JUN 18 SEP 18 DEC 18 MAR 19 TODAY
£349.18 £371.50 £367.25 £336.05 £307.03

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