Specifications - Low Carbon Steel

Please open the specification sections below for details of grade designations, mechanical and service properties.


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Grade Desigations And Chemical Composition
BS 1052 : 1980 C (max) Mn S (max) P (max)
  0.18 0.40 – 1.00 0.05 0.0


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


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