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Materials Carbon Steel 1018 Low Carbon

1018 Low Carbon Steel Alloy

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What is 1018 Low Carbon Steel?

SAE 1018 low carbon steel is the most commonly available alloy of carbon steel. The low carbon content gives this steel a great balance of strength vs. ductility.

Benefits of 1018 Low Carbon Steel

The benefits of 1018 include ease of machining and welding.

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1018 Low Carbon Steel Capabilities

Its tensile strength is 63,800 pounds per square inch and its yield strength is 73,700 pounds per square inch.

Applications of 1018 Low Carbon Steel

Common applications of 1018 include:

  • Sprockets
  • Shafts
  • Spindles

E.J. Basler offers precision 1018 machined parts with superior quality, tolerances, and surface finish.

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