DIN 1681 Grade GS-52 heat treated

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GS-52 for castings without special stress with good wearing properties: application in the crane and conveyor system construction, in the construction of tools and processing machines, for construction machines, e.g. crawler pads, spring tension plates, crawler chain links, differential casings, brake discs. For castings with static or dynamic stress: application for cog wheels, toothed rims, eccentric wheels, drive tumblers, centre pivots, crawler chain links, clutch bodies, ball races, front walls, buffer discs, buffer heads. Limited suitability for surface hardening. Application for temperatures between -10 and +300 °C.

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20.0 °C

7.85 g/cm³

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Elastic modulus

20.0 °C

195 GPa

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20.0 °C

18 %

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Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.29 [-]

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Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Reduction of area

20.0 °C

25 %

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Shear modulus

23.0 °C

82 GPa

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Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Tensile strength

20.0 °C

520 MPa

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Yield strength

20.0 °C

260 MPa

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

1.32E-5 - 1.38E-5 1/K

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Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Max service temperature

500 °C

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Typical for Carbon Steel

Max service temperature, long

-10 - 300 °C

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Melting point

1480 - 1526 °C

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Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Specific heat capacity

20.0 °C

460 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

20.0 °C

53 W/(m·K)

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Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

1.43E-7 - 1.74E-7 Ω·m

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Typical for Carbon Steel



Curie temperature

770 °C

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Typical for Low Carbon Steel