In this post I'll talk about SAE 1017. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE 1017?SAE 1017 carbon steel is a medium-low carbon steel, which has good welding property.
ApplicationThere is no known commercial application. However, they may be used as wires, structural shapes, screws and bolts.
Ok let's start with SAE 1017 Chemical Composition.
P, Phosphorus max.0.040
S, Sulfur max.0.050
Learn more about Chemical Composition.
Now it's the mechanical properties turn:
Yield Strength220 - 390 MPa
Learn more about Yield Strength.
Tensile Strength420 - 460 MPa
Learn more about Tensile Strength.
Elongation (min.)20 - 30%.
Learn more about Elongation.
Reduction of Area (min. %)46 - 56%.
Learn more about Reduction of Area.
Brinell120 - 130
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 1017 currently ranks 156 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 155 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?
What is SAE: Classification and specification?
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ReferencesASTM A519 and other references.
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ASTM A29 ASTM A576 SAE J1397 JIS S15C
ASTM A510 ASTM A611 (A, B, C, E) SAE J403 SS 1370
ASTM A513 ASTM A635 SAE J412 ASTM A108
ASTM A519 ASTM A659 AFNOR XC 15 SAE J414
ASTM A544 ASTM A794 AFNOR XC 18 JIS S17C
ASTM A549 ASTM A830 DIN 1.1141
ASTM A575 (M1017) MIL S-11310 (CS 1017) JIS S 15 CK