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. The benefits of 1018 include ease of machining and welding.
Its tensile strength is 63,800 pounds per square inch and its yield strength is 73,700 pounds per square inch. Common applications of 1018 are sprockets, shafts, and spindles. E.J. Basler offers precision 1018 machined parts with superior quality, tolerances, and surface finish.
Carbon Steel Alloys
The numerous advantages and benefits of 1018 low carbon steel make it a preferred material for precision CNC, Swiss, and other machining techniques. E.J. Basler can machine parts, components, and products using low carbon steel for virtually any application or industry, including but not limited to the following:
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