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Steel

MOC2
42CrMo4

SPECIFICATIONS
European standards: - 42CrMo4 - Numerical designation: 1.7225

COMPOSITION
Carbon ..............................................0.42 Chromium ..........................................1.00 Molybdenum......................................0.20

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES APPLICATIONS


Annealed condition: heat to 825C followed by slow cooling.
- Brinell hardness: 217

Shafts, gears and parts subject to mechanical


wear.

Oil quench from 840C. Temper at 200C.


- UTS: - 0.2 % Yield strength: - Elongation (5d): - Impact strength KCU: 1900 N/mm2 1500 N/mm2 7% 30 J/cm2

CHARACTERISTICS
Good resistance to wear. High level of hardenability.

Oil quench from 840C. Temper at 675C.


- UTS: - 0.2 % Yield strength: - Elongation (5d): - Impact strength KCU: 1000 N/mm2 800 N/mm2 18 % 95 J/cm2

1540g

HEAT TREATMENT
Harden:
- Heat to 840C. - Oil quench.

TEMPERING CURVE
N/mm2
%
UTS - 0.2 % YS
N/mm2

J/cm2

2300 2200 2100 2000 1900 1800 1700 1600 1500 1400 1300 1200 1100 1000
-6 -6

A %: 5d KCU: J/cm2

Temper:
- Depending on properties required.

UTS

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Density:
7.8

0.2 % YS

Mean coefficient of expansion in m/m.C:


- between 20C and 100C: 11.6 x 10 - between 20C and 700C: 14.6 x 10

Critical points:
- Ac 1: - Ac 3: 740C 800C

900 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0

A K
200 300 400 500 600 700

FORGING
1100/900C

46 44 42 40 38 36 34 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0

460 440 420 400 380 360 340 320 300 280 260 240 220 200 180 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0

Heated to 840C, oil quenched. (Heat treatment on rough machined blanks)

AUBERT & DUVAL


Tour Maine Montparnasse 33, avenue du Maine 75755 Cedex 15 www.aubertduval.com

The data provided in this document represent typical or average values rather than maximum or minimum guaranteed values. The applications indicated for the grades described are given as guidance only in order to help the reader in his personal assessment. Please note that these do not constitute a guarantee whether implicit or explicit as to whether the grade selected is suited to specific requirements. Aubert & Duvals liability shall not under any circumstances extend to product selection or to the consequences of that selection.

1540g

MOC2