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1215 Carbon Steel Bar

(UNS G12150) AISI 1215 carbon steel heat treating is a free carbon steel properties machining steel grade which is perfectly suited for Carbon steel equivalent screw machine operations.

1215 Carbon Steel1215 carbon steel, a re-sulfurized and re-phosphorized free machining steel grade, is used for automatic screw machine operations. With improved machining-free machining steel, 1215 steel grade has replaced Bessemer B1113 in the record. This carbon steel grade is often in applications which require excellent free-machining machining feature coupled with a smoother, brighter finish.

1215 grade contains carbon as its significant alloying element. Some of its alloying elements include chromium, aluminum, chromium, molybdenum, and copper which are present in its composition and contribute to some of its mechanical properties.

The 1215 steel are often rolled into 1215 carbon steel rods or drawn into wire for its designated applications. After this, those are straightened, cut to length, and are often subjected to screw machine operations. This carbon steel grade is mainly developed for manufacturing parts which require close finish tolerances, considerable machining, and bright smooth finish.

Other significant applications are the following:

  • Hydraulic hose fittings

  • Studs and pins

  • Couplings

  • Bushings and inserts

For its machinability ability, 1215 carbon steel can respond well to machining as well as to roll threading, nibbling, and minor bending without cracking. However, 1215 is not recommended for ordinary bending, forming, upsetting, and for parts subjected to high fatigue stress.

1215 is somewhat poor in terms of weldability because of its very high sulfur content. The recommended cutting speed is 225 feet per minute. Although 1215 grade does respond to conventional heat treatments, it is not considered as a case hardening steel.

1215 Carbon Steel Properties

1215 carbon steel is a type of low alloy steel. It is typically used in the manufacturing of construction materials, automotive parts, and other products that require high strength and good corrosion resistance. 1215 carbon steel properties are dependent on the heat treatment process and are usually specified by the manufacturer. Heat treatment can be performed using dry or wet methods. 1215 carbon steel properties can also vary depending on the type of alloying elements present in the material.

This steel is a high-strength, low-alloy steel that is used in a variety of applications. It has a high strength-to-weight ratio and is often used for structural components such as beams, columns, and girders.

1215 carbon steel properties:

  • Carbon steel has a tensile strength of 5500 psi (29 MPa).

  • Carbon steel has a yield strength of 4100 psi (21 MPa).

  • Carbon steel has an ultimate tensile strength between 42000 psi (204 MPa) and 45000 psi (232 MPa).

Carbon Steel Heat Treating

Carbon steel is a type of heat-treatable steel that has been widely used in industrial applications, that is why 1215 carbon steel heat treating is common. It has a carbon content of 0.25% to 1.75% and a chromium content between 0.2% and 1%.

With carbon steel heat treating, you’ll get good corrosion resistance, hardness, toughness, and wear resistance as well as good formability with low distortion under load. Also, carbon steel is a type of high-carbon steel that has been used in the construction industry. It is available in various grades and can be heat treated to improve its properties.

1215 carbon steel heat treating is a process that involves heating the metal to a temperature of around 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit for an hour or more. This process improves the mechanical properties of the metal and makes it more resistant to corrosion.

Carbon Steel Equivalent

The carbon steel equivalent is a grade of tool steel with great qualities. 1215 carbon steel is a type of carbon steel that has been well-established and has been around for a long time. It is also referred to as 1215 or A36.

carbon steel equivalent is the standard designation for a type of low alloy, non-alloy, general purpose structural steel with minimum requirements for strength, toughness, ductility, and corrosion resistance. It is often used in applications where its properties are not superior to those of other steels but where it may be acceptable due to its low cost or ease of handling.

The 1215 carbon steel equivalent is an alloy that has the same composition as the 1215 carbon steel. The alloy contains 0.5% to 1% manganese, 0.75% to 1% chromium, and 0.5% to 2% nickel by weight.

We include 1215 carbon steel in our inventory to be supplied for different industries.

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