Alloy Steel 52100

Alloy Steel 52100, as known as AISI 52100, contains a high level of carbon and chromium. This alloy offers users good machinability, as well as forming through conventional methods. The hardening of Alloy Steel 52100 can be achieved by cold working, heating, and quenching. The automotive and aircraft industry use Alloy Steel 52100 for a number of different applications including:

  • Anti-friction bearings
  • Mill rolls
  • Taps
  • Punches
  • Aircraft parts

To be sold as Alloy Steel 52100 must contain specific amounts of certain chemicals. This list includes:

  • Fe Balance
  • Cr 1.3-1.6%
  • C 0.98-1.1%
  • Mn 0.25-0.45%
  • Si 0.15-0.3%
  • S ≤ 0.0250
  • P ≤ 0.0250

All the Alloy Steel 52100 Continental Steel meets or exceeds some of the toughest industry standards including ASTM, and SAE. We offer Alloy Steel 52100 in a number of different forms and sizes such as bar, wire, sheet, and strip. To learn more about Continental Steel’s industry-leading selection of Alloy Steel 52100, or any of our other products and services, please contact one of our experts today.

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