Firmodur 1249 QT

Alternative and trade names
Firmodur 1249, 1.1249, Cf70
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Description

1.1249 (Cf70) a quenched and tempered steel suitable for the Flame and Induction hardening. It is mainly used for components in automotive engineering, such as connecting rods, but also for components used in the rolling and bearing industry.

Related Standards

Equivalent Materials

This material data has been provided by Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel (DEW).

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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Properties

General

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Dimension

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Thermal

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Chemical properties

Property

Carbon

0.68 - 0.75 %

Iron

Balance

Manganese

0.2 - 0.35 %

Phosphorus

0.03 %

Silicon

0.15 - 0.35 %

Sulfur

0.035 %

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

It is mainly used for components in automotive engineering, such as connecting rods, but also for components used in the rolling and bearing industry.

Heat Treatment

Normalizing 820-850°C (Air), Soft annealing: 650-700°C (slow cooling), Quenching: 790-820°C (Water), Tempering: 550-660°C (Oil, Polymer,Water)

Hot forming

It is formable at 800-1000°C and should be then slowly cooled.

Processing history

Quenched and Tempered

Welding

It is usually not weldable and should will not be used in welded constructions.