In this post I'll talk about SAE 1116. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE 1116?SAE 1116 is a resulfurized carbon steel that contains 0.16% carbon, approximately.
ApplicationThis kind of steel's main use is to increase machining speed. It allows automatic equipment to run without human interaction.
Ok let's start with SAE 1116 Chemical Composition.
P, Phosphorus max.0.040
S, Sulfur0.16 - 0.23
Learn more about Chemical Composition.
Now it's the mechanical properties turn:
Yield Strength460 MPa
Learn more about Yield Strength.
Tensile Strength530 MPa
Learn more about Tensile Strength.
Elongation (min.) 50 mm0,17.
Learn more about Elongation.
Learn more about Density.
Elastic Modulus205 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 1116 currently ranks 30 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 29 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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