Low Carbon (Mild) Steel


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BS 1052 : 1980 C (max) Mn S (max) P (max)
  0.18 0.40 – 1.00 0.05 0.05

Mechanical Properties Header

Temper Tensile Strength (N/mm²)
Annealed 500 max
Lightly Drawn 400 – 550
Hard Drawn 500 – 950

Service Properties Header

BS 1052 Service Properties Applications
  Low tensile strength, good formability Wire baskets, florist wire, hangers, tie wire