Common Steel Alloys & their Applications

Table 2-3 Common Steel Alloys & their Applications - (Mott, 1996)

Alloy Application Alloy Application
1020 Structural steel, bars, plates 4130 General purpose, high strength steel shafts, gears, and pins
1040 Machinery parts, shafts 4140 Same as 4130
1050 Machinery parts 4150 Same as 4130
1095 Tools, springs 5160 High strength gears, bolts
1137 Shafts, screw machine parts (free-cutting alloy) 8760 Tools, springs, chisels
1141 Shafts, machined parts


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