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Hot Rolled 1040 Carbon Steel

Hot rolled SAE-AISI 1040 is a type of SAE-AISI 1040. It is furnished in the hot worked condition.

Mechanical Properties

Graph bars compare hot rolled SAE-AISI 1040 to other iron alloys (top) and the entire database (bottom).

Brinell Hardness

160

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus

210 GPa 30 x 106 psi

Elongation at Break

19 %

Modulus of Resilience (Unit Resilience)

230 kJ/m3

Poisson's Ratio

0.29

Strength to Weight Ratio

71 kN-m/kg

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)

560 MPa 81 x 103 psi

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof)

310 MPa 45 x 103 psi

Unit Rupture Work (Ultimate Resilience)

92 MJ/m3

Other Material Properties

Base Metal Price

3.0 % relative

Density

7.8 g/cm3 490 lb/ft3

Embodied Carbon

1.4 kg CO2/kg material

Embodied Energy

18 MJ/kg 7.9 x 103 BTU/lb

Embodied Water

46 L/kg 5.5 gal/lb

Specific Heat Capacity

450 J/kg-K 0.11 BTU/lb-°F

Thermal Expansion

12 µm/m-K

Alloy Composition

Iron (Fe) 98.6 to 99.03
Manganese (Mn) 0.6 to 0.9
Carbon (C) 0.37 to 0.44
Sulfur (S) 0 to 0.050
Phosphorus (P) 0 to 0.040

All values are % weight. Ranges represent what is permitted under applicable standards.

Followup Questions

Further Reading

Ferrous Materials: Steel and Cast Iron, Hans Berns and Werner Theisen, 2008