In this post I'll talk about SAE 86B45. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE 86B45?SAE 86B45 is a nickel-chromium-molybdenum steel (with added boron) that contains 0.45% carbon, approximately.
ApplicationThey are used in seamless mechanical tubing.
Ok let's start with SAE 86B45 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 Strength1080 MPa
Learn more about Yield Strength.
Tensile Strength1157 MPa
Learn more about Tensile Strength.
Learn more about Elongation.
Learn more about Hardness.
Learn more about Density.
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 86B45 currently ranks 2 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 1 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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