MACSTEEL - SPECIAL STEELS CATALOGUE

Lea Road

Tel: (011) 897-5000

Dunswart

Fax: (011) 918-1125

P O Box 6130, Dunswart 1508

Email: mac.dun@mactrading.co.za

South Africa

Web: www.macsteel.co.za

Typical Uses
Axles, crankshafts, connecting rods, gears, high tensile bolts and studs, propeller
shaft joints, rifle barrels and breech mechanisms for small arms and induction
hardened track pins.

BS970 of 1955 EN19
BS970 Pt 1 of 1983
W.Stoff (German)
AISI (American)
Carbon
Silicon
Manganese
Chromium
Molybdenum
Sulphur
Phosphorus

709M40
1.7225
4140
0.36 – 0.44
0.10 – 0.35
0.70 – 1.00
0.90 – 1.20
0.25 – 0.35
0.035 max
0.040 max

Properties Minima unless stated
Impact

Heat
Treatment

R
S
T
U
V
W

Tensile Strength
Rm
MPa

Yield
Stress
Re
MPa

Rp
0.2
MPa

A min on
5.65 √ So

700/850
775/925
775/925
850/1000
925/1075
1000/1150
1075/1225

495
555
585
680
755
850
940

480
540
570
665
740
835
925

15
13
15
13
12
12
12

Izod
Ft.lb

KCV
J

Hardness
HB

Limiting
Ruling
Section
mm

25
20
40
40
35
35
30

28
22
50
50
42
42
35

201/255
223/277
223/277
248/302
269/331
293/352
311/375

A division of Macsteel Service Centre SA (Pty) Ltd: Reg. No 2005/016292/07

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250
150
100
63
29
19

No 2005/016292/07 Page 2 of 3 .833 5.168 4.754 449. Dunswart 1508 Email: mac.313 7.129 355.549 6.296 671.552 9.850 631.429 483.za Size Range Diameter in mm 20 25 26 28 30 32 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 108 115 120 130 Theoretical Mass Kg/m 2.214 A division of Macsteel Service Centre SA (Pty) Ltd: Reg.047 30.649 22.466 3.937 55.104 370.189 Diameter in mm 140 150 160 165 170 180 190 203 215 230 240 245 250 260 270 280 300 320 330 340 350 360 370 405 Theoretical Mass Kg/m 120.984 843.MACSTEEL .336 554.678 39.542 49.dun@mactrading.484 15.909 81.557 254.313 416.194 26.776 104.209 34.macsteel.za South Africa Web: www.977 326.co.746 222.650 71.532 88.639 61.369 712.213 798.SPECIAL STEELS CATALOGUE Lea Road Tel: (011) 897-5000 Dunswart Fax: (011) 918-1125 P O Box 6130.413 18.169 199.054 385.842 178.989 1011.853 4.864 12.824 167.834 138.674 755.co.456 44.053 284.713 157.

which is for information only. 1. no responsibility can be accepted for inaccuracies.SPECIAL STEELS CATALOGUE Lea Road Tel: (011) 897-5000 Dunswart Fax: (011) 918-1125 P O Box 6130. but the properties can be achieved by appropriate heat treatment of components.MACSTEEL . 5. A 6 % allowance should always be made for removal of surface defects during machining.co. Condition "W" may not always be obtained by bulk heat treatment.za N. Sizes above limiting ruling section will be heat treated to a hardness only. Actual mass will vary from theoretical mass due to manufacturing tolerances. For sizes not listed please contact our sales department .B. Dunswart 1508 Email: mac.macsteel. Although every care has been taken in the compilation of this brochure.we may be able to assist you. with no guarantee on mechanical properties. No 2005/016292/07 Page 3 of 3 . 3. A division of Macsteel Service Centre SA (Pty) Ltd: Reg.dun@mactrading.za South Africa Web: www. 4. 2.co.

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