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EN 1982

  • Marine
  • Large Bearings for Ships
  • Industrial

Typical Uses

Railroad Engine Casings, General Service Bearings for Moderate Pressure, Wearing Material for Rod Bushings, Wearing Material for Wedges, Wearing Material for Shoes, Pump Impellers for Acid Mine Water, Pump Bodies for Acid Mine Water, Freight Car Bearings, Backs for Lined Journal Bearings for Locomotives, Backs for Lined Journal Bearings for Passenger Cars, Bearings, Pumps, Industrial Centrifuges, Machine Parts, Low Friction, Moderate Pressure Bushings, Railroad Applications, Acid Resisting Applications.

Large Bearings for Ships.

Bar Length : 3000mm
Rectangle : Up to 303mm W
Square : Up to 153mm
Hexagonal : Up to 76mm
Hollow : 26X14mm - 292X238mm
Round : 10mm-303mm
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Chemical Composition

(%max, unless shown as range or min)

Min/Max74.0-80.00.5 –

Applicable Specifications

*BS EN 1982

Fabrication Processes

* Continuous Casting

Fabrication Properties

Joining TechniqueSuitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Machinability Rating80

Mechanical Properties

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

Physical Properties

US CustomaryMetric
Melting Point – Liquidus1730 F943 C
Melting Point – Solidus1570 F854 C
Incipient Melting600 F316 C
Density0.334 lb/in3 at 68 F9.25 gm/cm3 at 20 C
Specific Gravity9.259.25
Electrical Resistivity91.1 ohms-cmil/ft at 68 F15.15 microhm-cm at 20 C
Electrical Conductivity11 %IACS at 68 F0.066 MegaSiemens/cm at 20 C
Thermal Conductivity30.2 Btu · ft/(hr · ft2·°F) at 68 F52.3 W/m ·°K at 20 C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion10.3·10-6 per °F (68-392 F)18.5·10-6 per °C (20-200 C)
Specific Heat Capacity0.09 Btu/lb/°F at 68 F377.1 J/kg · °K at 20 C
Modulus of Elasticity in Tension10500 ksi72400 MPa
Magnetic Permeability1.01.0