SAE 1035 Properties ⚙️ (Chem., Mech. & Rankings) rev. 2022


In this post I'll talk about SAE 1035. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.

What is SAE 1035?

SAE 1035 is a water resisting carbon steel whose wear resistance and hardenability are increased by the addition of small quantity of chromium.


Major applications of SAE 1035 carbon steel are Levers, Bolts, Nuts, Studs.

UNS Number


Ok let's start with SAE 1035 Chemical Composition.

Chemical Composition

C, Carbon


Mn, Manganese


P, Phosphorus max.


S, Sulfur max.


Learn more about Chemical Composition.

Now it's the mechanical properties turn:

Yield Strength

Typical properties

40 ksi, 276 MPa (Hot Rolled). 75 ksi, 517 MPa (Cold Worked). 65 ksi, 448 MPa (Stress Relieved). 33 ksi, 228 MPa (Annealed). 40 ksi, 276 MPa (Normalized)

Learn more about Yield Strength.

Tensile Strength

Typical properties

65 ksi, 448 MPa (Hot Rolled). 85 ksi, 586 MPa (Cold Worked). 75 ksi, 517 MPa (Stress Relieved). 60 ksi, 414 MPa (Annealed). 65 ksi, 448 MPa (Normalized)

Learn more about Tensile Strength.

Elongation (min.) 50 mm typical

20% (Hot Rolled). 5% (Cold Worked). 8% (Stress Relieved). 25% (Annealed). 20% (Normalized).

Learn more about Elongation.

Reduction of Area (min. %)

40 - 45%.

Learn more about Reduction of Area.


Typical Rockwell

72 HRB (Hot Rolled). 88 HRB (Cold Worked). 80 HRB (Stress Relieved). 67 HRB (Annealed). 72 HRB (Normalized)

Learn more about Hardness.


7.8 g/cm3.

Learn more about Density.

Elastic Modulus

190 GPa.

Learn more about Elastic Modulus.

Poisson's ratio


Learn more about Poisson's ratio.

Allowable Stress or Factor of Safety

Depends on the project (And its factor of safety).

Learn more about Allowable Stress or Factor of Safety.

My Material's Ranking Research

While 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 1035 currently ranks 134 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 133 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 Classroom

Are you having trouble understanding the basics of SAE?

What is SAE: Classification and specification?

This video will walk you through:


ASTM A519 and other references.


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Equivalent Specifications

AMS 5080 ASTM A544 (1035) MIL S-19434 AFNOR CC 35 B.S. 080 A 37⁣
AMS 5082 ASTM A545 (1035) MIL S-3289 DIN 1.0501 B.S. 080 M 36⁣
ASTM A29 (1035) ASTM A546 (1035) MIL S-46070 UNI C 35 AMS 5080D⁣
ASTM A510 (1035) ASTM A576 (1035) QQ S700 (C1035) SS 1550 AMS 5082A⁣
ASTM A512 (1035) ASTM A682 (1035) SAE J1397 (1035) B.S. 060 A 35 ASTM A108⁣
ASTM A513 (1035) ASTM A827 SAE J403 (1035) B.S. 080 A 32 QQ S635⁣
ASTM A519 (1035) ASTM A830 SAE J412 (1035) B.S. 080 A 35⁣


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