In this post I'll talk about SAE E3310. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.
What is SAE E3310?SAE E3310 is a nickel-chromium with approximately 0.10% carbon content.
ApplicationThey are used for case-hardened parts and for forgings where high tensile strength and great hardness are required.
Ok let's start with SAE E3310 Chemical Composition.
P, Phosphorus max.0.025
S, Sulfur max.0.025
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Now it's the mechanical properties turn:
Yield Strength835 MPa
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Tensile Strength1080 MPa
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Learn more about Elongation.
Reduction of Area (min. %)0,5.
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Density7.7 - 8.03 g/cm3.
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Elastic Modulus190-210 GPa.
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Poisson's ratio0.27 - 0.30.
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 E3310 currently ranks 8 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 7 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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