1018 — ASTM A108
This low carbon steel has good case hardening properties. Although not classed as a screw machine steel, at times it may be specified. This is an excellent steel for bending and cold forming, with good brazing and welding properties.
|Typical Mechanical Properties|
Elongation in 2”
Reduction of Area
78% of 1212
Case hardened parts where core strength is not critical. Widely used in shafting applications.