In this post I'll talk about SAE 1090. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE 1090?SAE 1090 is a high carbon steel with 0.90% carbon content, approximately.
ApplicationThere is no known commercial application. However, they may be used in cutting tools such as knifes, drills or other tools that require some abrasion resistance.
Ok let's start with SAE 1090 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 Strength520 - 610 MPa
Learn more about Yield Strength.
Tensile Strength790 - 950 MPa
Learn more about Tensile Strength.
Learn more about Elongation.
Reduction of Area (min. %)28 - 45%.
Learn more about Reduction of Area.
Brinell220 - 280
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 1090 currently ranks 18 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 17 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 A29 and other references.
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Equivalent SpecificationsAMS 5112
ASTM A29 (1090)
ASTM A510 (1090)
ASTM A576 (1090)
ASTM A713 (1090)
SAE J1397 (1090)
SAE J403 (1090)
SAE J412 (1090)