In this post I'll talk about SAE 1008. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE 1008?SAE 1008 carbon steel has excellent weldability, which includes projection, butt, spot and fusion, and brazeability.
ApplicationSAE 1008 carbon steel is primarily used in extruded, cold headed, cold upset, and cold pressed parts and forms.
Ok let's start with SAE 1008 Chemical Composition.
C, Carbon0.10 max
P, Phosphorus max.0.040
S, Sulfur max.0.050
Learn more about Chemical Composition.
Now it's the mechanical properties turn:
Yield Strength285 MPa
Learn more about Yield Strength.
Tensile Strength340 MPa
Learn more about Tensile Strength.
Learn more about Elongation.
Reduction of Area (min. %)0,45.
Learn more about Reduction of Area.
Learn more about Hardness.
Learn more about Density.
Elastic Modulus190-210 GPa.
Learn more about Elastic Modulus.
Poisson's ratio0.27 - 0.30.
Learn more about Poisson's ratio.
Allowable Stress or Factor of SafetyDepends on the project (And its factor of safety).
Learn more about Allowable Stress or Factor of Safety.
My Material's Ranking ResearchWhile engineers will often look for the cheapest material they can use, I took a different approach to material's selection to help newbie students.
I ranked materials according to their yield strengths and SAE 1008 currently ranks 132 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 131 materials that are more resistant.
Note: I've analysed 162 materials in order to create an yield strength index. Check my material's comparison post for more details.
SAE ClassroomAre you having trouble understanding the basics of SAE?
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ReferencesASTM A519 and other references.
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