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July 18, 2002

Comparison of Grades of Steel Specified in the Indian Standards with


Nearest Equivalent Grades Specified in other National Standards
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Ball and Roller Bearing Steel


IS
BS
Current
Obsolete
Obsolete
4398:1994
1570
970:1956
970-1:1983
Chromium Steel
104Cr6
105Cr1
2
Case Hardening Steels
IS
Current
Obsolete
4432:1988
1570,
4432,
5517
Carbon Steels
10C4
C10
15C8
(Class 1A)
20C8
(Class 2)

En 31

C15Mn75
C20

3D

SAE
Current
J404:1994

Obsolete
17230:1980

Current
EN ISO
683-17:1999

100Cr6

100Cr6

100Cr6

Current
EN 10084:1998

Obsolete
17210:1986

Current
EN 10084:1998

045A10,
045M10
080A15,
080M15
070M20

C10E,
C10R
C16E
C16R
-

C 10,
Ck 10

1010,
1012
1018

C10E,
C10R
C16E
C16R
-

535A99

BS
Obsolete
970:1956
970-1:1983

En 2E, En
32A
En 32C

DIN
Current
EN ISO
683-17:1999

DIN

E52100
SAE
Current
J403:1995
J404:1994
J1268:1995

1018,
1019,
1021,
1022

Chromium Steels
15Cr3
15Cr65

En 206

523H15,
523M15

17Cr3

17Cr3

17Cr3

Chromium-Manganese Steels
16Mn5Cr4
17Mn1Cr95

590H17,
590M17

16MnCr5

16MnCr5

16MnCr5

20MnCr5

20MnCr5

20MnCr5

665H20,
665M20

4620,
4620H

805A20,
805H20,
805M20
815H17,
815M17

20NiCrMo2-2

20NiCrMo2

20NiCrMo2-2

8620,
8620H

4320,
4320H

20Mn5Cr5
20MnCr1
Nickel-Molybdenum Steel
20Ni7Mo2

Nickel-Chromium-Molybdenum Steels
20Ni2Cr2Mo2
En 362

15Ni5Cr4Mo1

15NiCr1Mo12

En 353

20Ni7Cr2MO2

Free Cutting Steels


IS
Current
Obsolete
4431:1978
1570,
4431
11C10S25
11S25
14C14S14
14Mn1S14

BS
Obsolete
970:1956
970-1:1983
En 1A
En 32M

DIN
Current
EN 10087:1999

220M07
10S20
214A15
15SMn13
214M15
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Steels for Quenching and Tempering, and Flame and Induction Hardening
IS
BS
Current
Obsolete
Obsolete
Current
5517:1993
1570,
970:1956
970-1:1983
EN 10083-1:1991
3930:1994
3930
EN 10083-2:1991
5517
Carbon Steels
30C8
C30
En 5,
080A30,
C30,
(Class 3)
En 5A,
080M30,
C30E,
En 5B,
080A32
C30R
En 5C,
En 5D,
En 5K
35C8
C35Mn75
En 8A,
080A35,
C35,
(Class 3A)
En 8B
080M36,
C35E,
080A37
C35R
40C8
C40
En 8,
080A37,
C40,
En 8B,
080A40,
C40E,

Obsolete
1651:1988

Current
EN 10087:1999

SAE
Current
J403:1995

10S20
15S10

10S20
15SMn13

1118

DIN

SAE
Current
J403:1995
J404:1994
J1268:1995

Obsolete
17200:1987

Current
EN 10083-1:1996
EN 10083-2:1996

C 30,
Ck 30,
Cm 30

C30,
C30E,
C30R

1029,
1030

C 35,
Ck 35,
Cm 35
C 40,
Ck 40,

C35,
C35E,
C35R
C40,
C40E,

1035
1038,
1038H,

45C8
(Class 4)

C45

50C8

C50

55C8
(Class 5)

C55Mn75

En 8C,
En 8D,
En 8K
En 8D

080M40,
080A42

C40R

Cm 40

C40R

1039
1040

080A42,
080M46

C45,
C45E,
C45R

C 45,
Ck 45,
Cm 45

C45,
C45E,
C45R

En 43A,
En 43B,
En 43C
En 9,
En 9K,
En43C

080A47,
080M50

C50,
C50E,
C50R
C55,
C55E,
C55R

C 50,
Ck 50,
Cm 50
C 55,
Ck 55,
Cm 55

C50,
C50E,
C50R
C55,
C55E,
C55R

1042
1043
1045,
1045H,
1046
1049,
1050,
1053
1055

150M36,
150H36

1541,
1541H

En 18,
En 18D

530A40,
530H40,
530M40

41Cr4

41Cr4

41Cr4

5140,
5140H

En 19A,
En 19B,
En 19C

708A40
708M40

42CrMo4

42CrMo4

42CrMo4

4140,
4140H,
4142.
4142H

High-Manganese Carbon Steels


37C15
37Mn2
En 15,
En 15A
Chromium Steels
40Cr4
40Cr1
Chromium-Molybdenum Steel
42Cr4Mo2
40Cr1Mo28

Spring Steels
IS
Current
Obsolete
2507:1975
1570
3431:1982
Carbon Steels
65C6
C65

080A52,
070M55,
080A57

BS

DIN
-

Current
17221:1988
17222:1979

SAE
Current
J403:1995
J404:1994

080A67

1065

070A72,
70
070A78

1070

6150,
6150H

Obsolete
970:1956
-

Current
970-2:1988
5770:1981

Obsolete

70C6

C70

75C6

C75

En 42B,
En 43E
En 42,
En 42C
En 42C

80C6

C80

En 42

070A78,
80

C 67,
Ck 67
C 75,
Ck 75
-

Low Alloy Steels


50Cr4V2

50Cr1V23

En 47

735A51,
735H51

51CrV4

Structural Steels
IS
Current
Obsolete
2062:1992
226
Unalloyed Structural Steels
Fe 410 W A
St 42
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Valve Steels
IS
Current
Obsolete
7494:1981
-

1074,
1075
1080

Martensitic Valve Steels


X43Cr9Si3
Austenitic Valve Steel
X53Cr22Mn9Ni4N
-

BS
-

Obsolete
-

DIN
Current

Obsolete

SAE
Current

Current

BS
Obsolete
970:1956
970-4:1970

Current
EN 10090:1998

Obsolete
17480:1992

Current
EN 10090:1998

SAE
Current
J775:1993

En 52

401S45

X45CrSi9-3

X45CrSi9-3

X45CrSi9-3

S65007 (Sil 1)

349S52

X53CrMnNiN21-9

X53CrMnNiN21-9

S63008 (21-4N)

DIN

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