Hi-Strength Steel

TGP 1045
Chrome Rod 1045
Plow 1045
1144 Stressproof®
Tul Bar / Hollow & Solid
Flat / Bevel Edge
Grouser Bar
Railroad Rail
A606 & A588 Corten®
A572
1045 
1045
TGP (Turned Ground & Polished)
  • Round
  • Medium Carbon Steel
  • Pump Shaft Quality (PSQ) Tolerance
  • Used for Motor Shafts, Axles
  • Not readily weldable
  • Stress Relieving after welding recommended
Typical Chemical Analysis
Carbon (C) = .43 to .50
Manganese (MN) = .60 to .90
Phosphorus (P) = .05 Max
Sulphur (S) = .04 Max
Typical Mechanical Property
Tensile (PSI) = 91000#
Yield (PSI) = 77000#
Brinell Hardness = 179
Machinability * = 56%
* Machinability based on AISI-1212 as 100%

CHROMEROD 
Chrome Rod
1045
  • Round
  • Used as Hydraulic Piston
  • CPO = Chrome Plated Only
  • Chrome Plating resists corrosion
  • Not Induction Hardened
  • Chrome Plating = .0005" Thick
  • Diameter Tolerance = Pump Shaft Tolerance (PSQ)
Typical Chemical Analysis
Carbon (C) = .43 to .50
Manganese (MN) = .60 to .90
Phosphorus (P) = .04 Max
Sulphur (S) = .05 Max
Typical Mechanical Property
Tensile (PSI) = 100000#
Yield (PSI) = 75000#
Brinell Hardness = 745 to 800
Machinability * = See Note Below *
* Chrome Plate is extremely hard and machining requires ceramic tipped machine bits.   To protect Chrome Plate, clamp devices should be made from copper or aluminum. The 1045 core has very good machinability.

PLOW STEEL IMPLEMENT 
Plow Steel
1045
  • Flat, Plate
  • Hot Rolled Finish
  • Medium Carbon Steel
  • For agricultural and construction equipment
  • Good Welding
Typical Chemical Analysis
Carbon (C) = .43 to .60
Manganese (MN) = .60 to .90
Phosphorus (P) = .04 Max
Sulphur (S) = .05 Max
Typical Mechanical Property
Tensile (PSI) = 90000# to 100000#
Yield (PSI) = 60000#
Brinell Hardness = 201 to 229
Machinability * = 64%
* Machinability based on AISI-1212 as 100%

1144 
1144
Stressproof®
  • Round
  • Bend Resistance = Excellent
  • Machinability = Excellent
  • Wear Resistance = Better Than 1018
  • Wear Resistance = Same As 1045
  • Wear Resistance = Not As Good As 4140
  • Welding = Poor
  • Nucor Tradename = Nu-Standard 1144 Sr
  • Lasalle Tradename = Stressproof
  • Used for Spindles, Gears, Drive Shafts
  • Ebony Finish refers to Cold Rolled Dark Colored Finish
  • Some sizes in stock Turned, Ground and Polished (TGP)
Typical Chemical Analysis
Carbon (C) = .40 to .48
Manganese (MN) = 1.35 to 1.65
Phosphorus (P) = .04 Max
Sulphur (S) = .24 to .33
Typical Mechanical Property
Tensile (PSI) = 115000#
Yield (PSI) = 100000#
Brinell Hardness = 24 to 26
Machinability * = 83%
* Machinability based on AISI-1212 as 100%

TUL TUBE 
Tul Bar
Hollow Square Tube and Solid Square

  • Square Tube and Solid Square
  • Medium to High Carbon Steel
  • For agricultural and construction equipment
  • Difficult welding unless annealed
  • Common size Square tube is 2-1/4 x 2-1/4 x .250"
  • Common size Solid Square is 2-1/4"
Typical Chemical Property
Carbon (C) = .65 to .75
Manganese (MN) = .60 to .90
Phosphorus (P) = .04 Max
Sulphur (S) = .05 Max
Typical Mechanical Property
Tensile (PSI) = 126000#
Yield (PSI) = 65000#
Brinell Hardness = 255
Machinability * = 56%
* Machinability based on AISI-1212 as 100%
* Increase machinability by annealing

FLAT BEVEL EDGE 
Flat / Bevel Edge
1045 / Hot Rolled
  • Hot Rolled Finish
  • Medium Carbon Steel
  • Used for repair and manufacturing of agricultural and construction
  • Good Welding
  • 20' Lengths
  • No Holes
  • Flat Bevel Edge Size Chart
Special Order Pre-Drilled to Fit Tractor
FLAT BEVEL EDGE AND TRACTOR
PLOW BOLT Plow Bolts in Stock
 
 


Grouser Bar 
 Grouser Bar
 GROUSER BAR ON TRACTOR TRACK WIDE VIEW
 
 


 RAILROAD RAIL 
 Railroad Rail   
  • Common for Overhead Crane and Mining Tracks
  • Common for Fruit Drying Bin Warehouse System
  • ASTM-A1-92 applies to 60# and heavier
  • There is no ASTM for less than 60#
  • The Pounds Designation is Per Yard (3')
  • The data below is for "T-Rail Section"
  • ASCE = American Society of Civil Engineer
 Typical Chemical Property
Carbon (C) = .55  to  .82
Manganese (MN) = .60  to  1.10
Phosphorus (P) = .035  to  .045
Sulphur (S) = .04  to  .05
Silicone (SI) = .10  to  .50
 Typical Mechanical Property
Tensile (PSI) = N/A   (80000# Approximate)
Yield  (PSI) = N/A   (50000# Approximate)
 


 CORTEN
 A606 & A588
(Corten®) Weathering Steel
  • Common for unpainted bridges and guardrails
  • Will rust until impervious to further rusting
  • Minor damage heals itself
  • Constant damage will reduce thickness
  • Rust will stain any near surface
  • A606 = 7ga & Thinner
  • A588 = 3/16" & Thicker
  • Corten® is a trademark of U.S. Steel
 Typical Chemical Property 
Carbon (C) = .65 to .75
Manganese (MN) = .60 to .90
Phosphorus (P) = .04 Max
Sulphur (S) = .05 Max
 Typical Mechanical Property
Tensile (PSI) = 126000#
Yield (PSI) = 65000#
Brinell Hardness = 255
Machinability * = 56%
 * Machinability based on AISI-1212 as 100% 
 


A572 
A572
Grade 50
  • Used mainly for bridges and buildings
  • Used where greater strength is required
  • Commonly called High Strength Low Alloy
  • Manganese and Silicone is increased
  • Columbium and Vanadium is increased
  • Higher yield is specified
 Typical Chemical Properties
Carbon (C) = .65 to .75
Manganese (MN) = .60 to .90
Phosphorus (P) = .04 Max
Sulphur (S) = .05 Max
 Typical Mechanical Properties
Tensile (PSI) = 126000#
Yield (PSI) = 65000#
Brinell Hardness = 255
Machinability * = 56%
 * Machinability based on AISI-1212 as 100%