SAE 4118 Properties (Chem., Mech. & Rankings)


 

In this post I'll talk about SAE 4118. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.

What is SAE 4118?

SAE 4118 is a chromium-molybdenum steel with, approximately, 0.18% carbon content.

Application

They are used in oil and gas, energy, construction and the automotive industries because of its corrosion resistance and high-temperature and tensile strength.

UNS Number

G41180

Ok let's start with SAE 4118 Chemical Composition.

Chemical Composition

C, Carbon

0.18–0.23

Mn, Manganese

0.70–0.90

P, Phosphorus max.

0.040

S, Sulfur max.

0.040

Si, Silicon

0.15–0.35

Cr, Chromium

0.40–0.60

Mo, Molybdenum

0.08–0.15

Learn more about Chemical Composition.

Now it's the mechanical properties turn:

Yield Strength

320 MPa

Learn more about Yield Strength.

Tensile Strength

500 MPa

Learn more about Tensile Strength.

Elongation (min.)

0,23.

Learn more about Elongation.

Hardness

Brinell

150

Learn more about Hardness.

Density

7.8 g/cm3.

Learn more about Density.

Elastic Modulus

190 GPa.

Learn more about Elastic Modulus.

Poisson's ratio

0.29.

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 4118 currently ranks 116 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 115 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:

References

ASTM A519 and other references.

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Equivalent Specifications


ASTM A29 ASTM A322 ASTM A331 ASTM A506 ASTM A507⁣
ASTM A513 ASTM A519 ASTM A752 ASTM A829 SAE J404⁣
SAE J1397 SAE J412 ASTM A505 SAE J770⁣

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