In this post I'll talk about SAE 1015. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE 1015?SAE 1015 carbon steel is a plain carbon steel with 0.15% carbon content, approximately.
ApplicationSAE 1015 carbon steel can be used in forged, cold-headed or cold-formed parts which are low strength with wear resistant and hard surfaces.
Ok let's start with SAE 1015 Chemical Composition.
C, Carbon0.13 - 0.18
P, Phosphorus max.0.040
S, Sulfur max.0.050
Learn more about Chemical Composition.
Now it's the mechanical properties turn:
Yield Strength210 - 370 MPa
Learn more about Yield Strength.
Tensile Strength390 - 440 MPa
Learn more about Tensile Strength.
Elongation (min.)20 - 32%.
Learn more about Elongation.
Reduction of Area (min. %)46 - 56%.
Learn more about Reduction of Area.
Learn more about Hardness.
Learn more about Density.
Elastic Modulus190 GPa.
Learn more about Elastic Modulus.
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 1015 currently ranks 160 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 159 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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AMS 5060 ASTM A29 ASTM A510 ASTM A512 (1015, MT 1015) ASTM A830
ASTM A519 (1015, MT 1015) ASTM A545 ASTM A549 (1015) ASTM A575 (M1015) ASTM A576
ASTM A635 ASTM A659 (1015) ASTM A787 (MT 1015) ASTM A794 ASTM A513 (MT 1015)
SAE J1397 SAE J403 SAE J412 SAE J414 ASTM A108
FED QQ-S-698 (C1015) MIL SPEC MJL-S-16974