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  • Automotive
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Marin
  • Oil & Gas

Typical Uses

Builders Hardware, Window Hardware, Consumer Piano Keys, Musical Instruments

Electrical Hardware, Fasteners, Stuffing Box Nuts Industrial Pickling Equipment, Valve Guides, Piston Guides, Valve Seats, Pump Fluid Ends, Glands, Worms, Worms Wheels, Hot Mill Guides, Hand Gun Recoil Mechanisms, Landing Gear Parts, Air Craft Components, Wear Plates, Welding Jaws, Landing Gear Parts, Glass Molds, Machine Parts, Sewage Treatment Applications, Valve Components, Bearings, Bushings, Valve Bodies, Gears

Marine Applications, Covers for Marine Hardware, Ship Building, Marine Hardware Ordnance Government Fittings

Bar Length : 3000mm
Square : Up to 153mm
Hollow : 42X18mm - 293X237mm
Round : 32mm - 303mm
Rectangle : Up to 303mm W
Product availabillity


Chemical Composition

(%max, unless shown as range or min)


Applicable Specifications

*BS EN 1982

Fabrication Processes

* Continuous Casting

Fabrication Properties

Joining TechniqueSuitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Coated Metal Arc WeldingGood
Machinability Rating50

Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength
0.2% Proof Strength
Rp0.2 N/mmmin.
Elongation A % min.Hardness HB min.

Physical Properties

US CustomaryMetric
Melting Point – Liquids1930 F1054 C
Melting Point – Solidus1900 F1038 C
Density0.272 lb/in3 at 68 F7.53 gm/cm3 at 20 C
Specific Gravity7.537.53
Electrical Resistivity122.8 ohms-cmil/ft at 68 F20.41 microhm-cm at 20 C
Electrical Conductivity8 %IACS at 68 F0.049 MegaSiemens/cm at 20 C
Thermal Conductivity24.2 Btu · ft/(hr · ft2·°F) at 68 F41.9 W/m ·°K at 20 C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion9.0·10-6 per °F (68-572 F)16.2·10-6 per °C (20-300 C)
Specific Heat Capacity0.1 Btu/lb/°F at 68 F419.0 J/kg · °K at 20 C
Modulus of Elasticity in Tension16000 ksi110000 MPa
Magnetic Permeability*1.21.2
Magnetic Permeability**1.321.32
Poisson’s Ratio0.320.32