Physical Characteristics of Specialty Steel РPart 2

Specialty Steel physical characteristics are determined by grade. Review this helpful table to determine which grade may be a candidate for your business needs.


Grade Fracture Grain Size Hardened Impact Strength Hardness Working Rockwell Hardness Quenched Rockwell Hardness Annealed Brinell Decarb Susceptability
A-10Low
A-28.558-6263-65202-248Low
A-6958-6261-63217-248Low
D-28.558-6263-65212-255Low
D-78.558-6565-67217-262Medium
H-137.545-5352-55202-235Low
M-29.564-66**63-65202-248Low
M-49.562-66**67-68212-255Medium
M-42966-6865-68229-269Medium
O-1958-6264-65179-212Low
O-6958-6263-64179-229Medium
S-17.553-5856-58179-229Low
S-5952-6060-62202-229Medium
S-7952-5860-62180-229Medium
T-19.563-6564-65202-248Low
T-159.566-6865-68241-277Medium
VERTEX58-6264-65212-248Low
W-158-6565-67156-202Low
Data is typical and should not be construed as actual values for any category.
Applications and technical information require engineers and tool designers to exercise independent judgement.