In this post I'll talk about SAE 4620. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE 4620?SAE 4620 is a nickel-molybdenum steel with approximately 0.20% carbon.
ApplicationThey may be used in aircraft parts, automotive parts, eyewear.
Ok let's start with SAE 4620 Chemical Composition.
P, Phosphorus max.0.040
S, Sulfur max.0.040
Learn more about Chemical Composition.
Now it's the mechanical properties turn:
Yield Strength350 - 550 MPa
Learn more about Yield Strength.
Tensile Strength490 - 680 MPa
Learn more about Tensile Strength.
Elongation (min.)16 - 27%.
Learn more about Elongation.
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 4620 currently ranks 90 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 89 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?
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ReferencesASTM A519 and other references.
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Equivalent SpecificationsAMS 6294
ASTM A29 (4620)
ASTM A322 (4620)
ASTM A331 (4620)
ASTM A519 (4620)
ASTM A535 (4620)
ASTM A646 (4620-3)
ASTM A752 (4620)
SAE J1397 (4620)
SAE J404 (4620)
SAE J412 (4620)
MIL SPEC MIL-S-7493 (A4620)