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Imperial Round Silver Steel

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Description

This high carbon silver tool steel is the ideal product for manufacturing and forging your own tools from. With a typical hardness of 207-237HB with 285HB maximum and a surface finish better than 0.6 microns (25 micro inch) CLA (Centre Line Average), this silver steel is guaranteed to make durable tools. The high carbon content means it can be hardened to an impressive level, giving your tool a bolstered wear resistance, whilst the chromium content affords your tool with strength and general hardness. Supplied in an annealed state, this range of round silver steel is ready to be machined and can be purchased in varying imperial sizes to suit your needs.

Features and Benefits
• Comes machine ready to save you time preparing the material, you can get to work right away
• Manufactured from a high grade steel to allow you to harden your tool to an optimum level
• Supplied in a spheroidised annealed condition to allow you to begin work immediately
• Saves on material wastage as you can purchase the size that best suits your requirements
• Available in a range of imperial sizes to ensure you find the correct product diameter and length for your needs

Typical Applications
• Ideal for use when manufacturing tools such as screwdrivers, punches, shafts, axles, pinions, pins, die posts, instrument parts, model parts, taps and drills for mild steel and engraver tools
• Engineering
• Workshops
• Tool Manufacturing

Standards
• BS1407:1970

Notes
• Chemical analysis:
Carbon: Range: 0.95 - 1.25%. Typical: 1.13%
Silicon: Range: 0.40% max. Typical: 0.22%
Manganese: Range: 0.25 - 0.45%. Typical: 0.37%
Phosphorous: Range: 0.045% max. Typical: 0.014%
Sulphur: Range: 0.045% max. Typical: 0.018%
Chromium: Range: 0.35 - 0.45%. Typical: 0.43%

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