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.

Material Properties

Base Metal Price3.0 % rel

Density7.8 g/cm3 (490 lb/ft3)

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus210 GPa (30 x 106 psi)

Elongation at Break19 %

Poisson's Ratio0.29

Specific Heat Capacity450 J/kg-K

Strength to Weight Ratio72 kN-m/kg

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)560 MPa (81 x 103 psi)

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof)310 MPa (45 x 103 psi)

Thermal Expansion12 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 %

Further Reading

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