About EN8

EN8 is a medium carbon, hardenable engineering grade steel.

It has high strength compared with bright mild steel, and it is suitable for general engineering uses:

  • General purpose axles
  • Garden tools
  • Hand tools
  • Shafts
  • Gears
  • Bolts and studs
  • Spindles
  • Automotive and general engineering components
  • Other general engineering parts
 

Composition

 

Carbon0.35 – 0.45%Silicon0.05% – 0.35%
Manganese0.60% – 1.00%Phosphorous0.06% max
Sulphur0.06% max  

Our range

BSS supply EN8 round bar in black as rolled condition in a hardness of around 230VPN.

Please contact us on 0114 244 0527 (option 2) to make an enquiry.

Related Specifications

EN8 is related to:

  • BS 970-1991:080M40
  • AISI/ASTM A29:1038, 1040, 1045
  • DIN Werkstoff No.: 1.0511, 1.1186, 1.1189
  • BS & DIN European: C40, CK40, C45, CK45
  • JIS G4051: S40C, S45C

We do not supply Mill Certificates with orders, we only supply Certificates of Conformity.

Please contact us on 0114 244 0527 (option 2) to make an enquiry.