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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.
32mm - 240mm Dia
Rolled or Forged
Black Bar or Bright Bar