Remarks

Both ASTM A36 carbon steel and hot rolled SAE-AISI 1020 are iron alloys. Their average alloy composition is practically identical.

There are 10 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4 in this case) are not shown.

Properties in Common

Base Metal Price
2.9 % rel
2.9 % rel
Density
7.9 g/cm3
7.9 g/cm3
Elastic Modulus
210 GPa
210 GPa
Elongation
23 %
29 %
Poisson's Ratio
0.29
0.29
Specific Heat
480 J/kg-K
450 J/kg-K
Strength-to-weight
61 kN-m/kg
56 kN-m/kg
UTS
480 MPa
440 MPa
Yield Strength
290 MPa
240 MPa
Thermal Expansion
11 µm/m-K
12 µm/m-K

The length of each bar compares the given value to the highest value in the database.

Properties Not in Common

Electrical Conductivity: 12 % IACS (ASTM A36 carbon steel)

Electrical Resistivity: -7 10x Ω-m (ASTM A36 carbon steel)

Thermal Conductivity: 50 W/m-K (ASTM A36 carbon steel)

Thermal Diffusivity: 13 (ASTM A36 carbon steel)

Alloy Composition Comparison

Carbon (C)
0 to 0.26 %
0.18 to 0.23 %
Iron (Fe)
99.25 to 100 %
99.08 to 99.52 %
Manganese (Mn)
n/a
0.3 to 0.6 %
Phosphorus (P)
0 to 0.040 %
0 to 0.040 %
Silicon (Si)
0 to 0.4 %
n/a
Sulfur (S)
0 to 0.050 %
0 to 0.050 %
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