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945M38 - 0.7% Nickel-Chromium-Molybdenum Through Hardening Steel

Surcharge

Both Scrap and most alloys saw a small increase going into April, meaning surcharges for the majority of grades increased slightly.

Nickel has been rising steadily (albeit not significantly) in recent weeks and therefore we would expect to see this filter through to the surcharges in the coming weeks.

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

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£366.93 per tonne

Surcharge Price History for 945M38

APR 18 JUL 18 OCT 18 JAN 19 TODAY
£354.73 £393.13 £373.94 £391.15 £366.93

Description

945M38 grade steel is a low alloy steel capable of being quenched and tempered to produce tensile strengths upon 925N/mm² in small sections and 850N/mm² in medium sections, combined with good ductility and resistance to stock.

In the hardened and tempered condition, machinability is comparable to that of other low alloyed steels; approximately 45-55% that of mild steel.

Typical quench and temper regime: Austenitise at 840-870⁰C followed by Oil Quench. Temper between 550-680⁰C.

Material will exhibit hardness of 55-60HRc in the as quenched condition.

Typical applications of 945M38 grade steel

  • General engineered components
  • High tensile bolts
  • Crankshafts
  • Gears
  • Boring bars
  • Shafts
  • Cutting tool bodies

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PRODUCTION METHOD

Rolled or Forged

FINISHES

Black Bar or Bright Bar