Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spring steel grade comparisons

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Although we have been present on the web for over ten years, rapid technology has changed the way people view the web. Traditional websites were not designed for viewing on anything other than a desk-bound computer. Today it is accessed

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Steel hardness conversion guide

Drawings and customer specifications will often quote hardness ranges for the steel required. Dependant upon the source, these can appear according to a variety of scales. The chart below gives approximate conversions between different scales. This should be a guide

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CS80

CS80 is usually supplied in the ready hardened or hardened and tempered condition, with a grey, blue or polished finish. The advantage of hardened and tempered steel is that it can be used to produce components that do not require

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Type 420 Stainless

Type 420 Stainless Steel is a martensitic grade providing both outstanding corrosion resistance and exceptional wear resistance. We stock it in a range of thicknesses from 0.10mm to 3.00mm thick in strip and coil. Our stock is hardened and tempered

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CS70

CS70 is a high carbon spring steel, and part of the UK designation BS1449. Used in the manufacture of a wide variety of springs, it is normally purchased in the annealed condition. Annealed material allows the steel to be formed

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CS100

Used for springs, saws, clutch plates and valves etc. CS100 can be cut by laser, waterjet etc. It is generally used where higher hardness’s and wear resistance is required  or where a higher strength is required in lower thickness material.

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301 Stainless Spring Steel Strip

Type 301 has a good corrosion resistance due to a content of 17 % Chromium and 7 % Nickel. A high tensile strength is obtained by cold rolling. Compared to Alloy 1.4301 (AISI 304) a much higher tensile strength of more

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