1.4526 / X6CrMoNb17-1

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Description

The material 1.4526 is a ferritic chrome-molybdenum steel with very good resistance to pitting corrosion. Due to its good mechanical properties, this material is mainly used in the automotive industry.

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This material data has been provided by HSM Stahl- und Metallhandel GmbH.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

7.7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

220 GPa

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Elongation A5

23.0 °C

15 %

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min.

Hardness, Brinell

23.0 °C

200 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

480 - 680 MPa

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Yield strength Rp0.2

23.0 °C

300 MPa

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min.

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValue

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

440 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

30 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

7E-7 Ω·m

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Magnetic

PropertyValue

Magnetic properties

Magnetisation is possible

Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Carbon

0.08 %

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max.

Chromium

16 - 18 %

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Manganese

1 %

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Molybdenum

0.8 - 1.4 %

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Niobium

1 %

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max., (min: 4x(C+N)+0.1)

Nitrogen

0.04 %

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Phosphorus

0.04 %

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Silicon

1 %

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Sulfur

0.015 %

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max.

Technological properties

Property
Annealing

800-860°C

Application areas

Automotive Industry, Fasteners, Home appliances, Electronic equipment, Plant construction, Architecture & Decoration

General machinability

Good

Polishing ability

Very good

Welding

TIG welding: suitable, MAG Solid wire: suitable, Arc welding: suitable, UP welding: limited, Laser beam welding: suitable, Gas fusion welding: limited. An extra thermal treatment is not necessary.

Workability

Hot forming: 800-1100°C