Hot Rolled SAE-AISI 1040 Carbon Steel

Properties

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Density
7.8 g/cm3, or 480 lb/ft3
Hardness
Brinell
149
Resilience
Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), Per Volume
Resilience
Ultimate, Per Mass
Specific Heat Capacity
Conventional
480 J/kg-K
Specific Heat Capacity
Volumetric
3700 103 J/m3-K
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Ultimate
67 kN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Yield
37 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength
Ultimate
525 MPa, or 76.1 103 psi
Tensile Strength
Yield (Proof)
290 MPa, or 42 103 psi
Thermal Conductivity
Ambient
50 W/m-K
Thermal Expansion
20 to 100°C
11 µm/m-K

See Also

Hans Berns and Werner Theisen, Ferrous Materials: Steel and Cast Iron, 2008 (link).


John E. Bringas (editor), Handbook of Comparative World Steel Standards, 3rd ed., 2004.


Properties and Selection: Irons, Steels and High Performance Alloys, ASM Handbook vol. 1, ASM International, 1993 (link).

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