Carbon & Low Alloy Steels

The alloys listed below represent a sample of our total materials repertoire.


Typical Mechanical Properties
Strength PSI %
Alloy Castability Condition Tensile Yield Elong Remarks
1010 Fair As Cast 50,000 30,000 30 Electrical Compnents, Weldable
1020 Fair As Cast 65,000 45,000 20 High Impact, Carburizing, Weldable
1020 Fair Annealed 57,500 37,500 28 High Impact, Carburizing, Weldable
1040 Good As Cast 85,000 55,000 7 Medium Strength Structural Parts
1040 Good Annealed 70,000 40,000 22 Medium Strength Structural Parts
1095 Good Annealed 100,000 70,000 20 General Purpose High Carbon Tool Steel
1095 Good Quench & Temper 200,000 150,000 9 General Purpose High Carbon Tool Steel
4130 Very Good Annealed 80,000 60,000 18 Structural Parts
4130 Very Good Quench & 350 Temper 200,000 170,000 6 Structural Parts
4340 Very Good Annealed 90,000 70,000 15 Structural Parts
4340 Very Good Quench & 350 Temper 220,000 205,000 4 Good Fatigue Properties