SAE 5160 Carbon Steel (6 x 60 x 1000 mm)

SAE 5160 Carbon Steel (6 x 60 x 1000 mm)

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SAE 5160 Carbon Steel (6 x 60 x 1000 mm)

SAE 5160 is a medium carbon and chromium spring steel. It offers users outstanding toughness, a high level of ductility, and excellent fatigue resistance.

Chemistry Data:
Carbon: 0.56 - 0.64
Chromium: 0.7 - 0.9
Manganese: 0.75 - 1
Phosphorus: 0.035 max
Silicon: 0.15 - 0.35
Sulphur: 0.04 max

Critical Temperature:
Non magnetic at 723 Degrees Celcius.

Quench Medium:
Oil - Medium to Fast quench oil.

Quenching:
Recommended quenching temperature is 860 degrees Celsius.

Tempering:
Temper at 180 degrees Celcius for 2 hours.

Normalising:
Heat to 870 Degrees Celcius and let cool in still air.

Annealing:
Heat to 830 Degrees Celsius and cool down slowly.