SAE-AISI 1010 (S10C, C10E, 1.1121, G10100) Carbon Steel

SAE-AISI 1010 is an alloy of iron, further classified as a carbon steel. 1010 is the SAE-AISI designation for this material. 1.1121 is the EN numeric designation. And G10100 is the UNS number.

It has two common variants, each represented as a separate material.

Material Properties

Base Metal Price2.9 % rel

Density7.9 g/cm3 (490 lb/ft3)

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

Elongation at Break22 to 30 %

Poisson's Ratio0.29

Specific Heat Capacity450 J/kg-K

Strength to Weight Ratio44 to 51 kN-m/kg

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)350 to 400 MPa (51 to 58 x 103 psi)

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof)190 to 330 MPa (28 to 48 x 103 psi)

Thermal Expansion12 µm/m-K

Alloy Composition

Iron (Fe)99.18 to 99.62 %

Manganese (Mn)0.3 to 0.6 %

Carbon (C)0.080 to 0.13 %

Sulfur (S)0 to 0.050 %

Phosphorus (P)0 to 0.040 %

Further Reading

ASTM A29: Standard Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for

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