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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

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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


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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,

80 - C 67. Cm 45 C45. C45E. En 42C En 42C 80C6 C80 En 42 - 070A78. C55R C 50. 080A57 5 BS DIN - Current 17221:1988 17222:1979 SAE Current J403:1995 J404:1994 080A67 - - 1065 070A72. 735H51 - 51CrV4 Structural Steels IS Current Obsolete 2062:1992 226 Unalloyed Structural Steels Fe 410 W A St 42 7 Valve Steels IS Current Obsolete 7494:1981 - - - 1074. 080M50 C50. C45R C 45. En 19C 708A40 708M40 42CrMo4 42CrMo4 42CrMo4 4140. Ck 50. 080M46 C45.45C8 (Class 4) C45 50C8 C50 55C8 (Class 5) C55Mn75 En 8C. En43C 080A47. Cm 55 C50. 1050. En 8D. Cm 50 C 55. 1046 1049. C55R 1042 1043 1045. 070M55. C45E. En 9K. Ck 45. 1075 1080 6 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 . C50R C55. 530M40 41Cr4 41Cr4 41Cr4 5140. 1541H En 18. En 19B. Ck 55. 5140H En 19A. 080A42 C40R Cm 40 C40R 1039 1040 080A42. C45R En 43A. 1053 1055 150M36. 4142. C55E. 70 070A78 - 1070 6150. 1045H. C50R C55. 4142H High-Manganese Carbon Steels 37C15 37Mn2 En 15. 530H40. Ck 75 - Low Alloy Steels 50Cr4V2 50Cr1V23 En 47 - 735A51. En 43B. Ck 67 C 75. En 8K En 8D 080M40. 4140H. C50E. 6150H Obsolete 970:1956 - Current 970-2:1988 5770:1981 - Obsolete 70C6 C70 75C6 C75 En 42B. 150H36 − − − 1541. C55E. En 43C En 9. 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. En 18D 530A40. En 43E En 42. C50E.

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