In this post I'll talk about SAE 94B17. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE 94B17?SAE 94B17 is a nickel-chromium-molybdenum steel (with added boron) that contains 0.17% carbon, approximately.
ApplicationThey are used in seamless mechanical tubing.
Ok let's start with SAE 94B17 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 Strength270 MPa
Learn more about Yield Strength.
Tensile Strength440 MPa
Learn more about Tensile Strength.
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.
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 94B17 currently ranks 138 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 137 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.
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ReferencesASTM A519 and other references.
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