Overview of materials for AISI 6000 Series Steel
Categories: Metal; Ferrous Metal; Alloy Steel; AISI 6000 Series Steel

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Physical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Density 7.85 - 7.86 g/cc0.284 - 0.284 lb/in³Average value: 7.85 g/cc Grade Count:37
 
Mechanical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Hardness, Brinell 170 - 363170 - 363Average value: 281 Grade Count:37
Hardness, Knoop 219 - 392219 - 392Average value: 309 Grade Count:36
Hardness, Rockwell B 92 - 10092 - 100Average value: 98.0 Grade Count:36
Hardness, Rockwell C 13 - 4013 - 40Average value: 28.8 Grade Count:36
Hardness, Vickers 207 - 384207 - 384Average value: 299 Grade Count:36
Tensile Strength, Ultimate 670 - 1240 MPa97200 - 180000 psiAverage value: 992 MPa Grade Count:34
Tensile Strength, Yield 415 - 1230 MPa60200 - 178000 psiAverage value: 824 MPa Grade Count:34
Elongation at Break 14.5 - 23 %14.5 - 23 %Average value: 18.2 % Grade Count:34
Modulus of Elasticity 205 - 207 GPa29700 - 30000 ksiAverage value: 205 GPa Grade Count:37
Bulk Modulus 160 GPa23200 ksiAverage value: 160 GPa Grade Count:36
Poissons Ratio 0.290.29Average value: 0.290 Grade Count:36
Machinability 55 - 60 %55 - 60 %Average value: 55.3 % Grade Count:36
Shear Modulus 80.0 GPa11600 ksiAverage value: 80.0 GPa Grade Count:36
Izod Impact 27.0 - 35.0 J19.9 - 25.8 ft-lbAverage value: 31.0 J Grade Count:4
 
Electrical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Electrical Resistivity 0.0000234 ohm-cm0.0000234 ohm-cmAverage value: 0.0000234 ohm-cm Grade Count:36
 
Thermal PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Specific Heat Capacity 0.475 J/g-°C0.114 BTU/lb-°FAverage value: 0.475 J/g-°C Grade Count:36
Thermal Conductivity 46.6 W/m-K323 BTU-in/hr-ft²-°FAverage value: 46.6 W/m-K Grade Count:36
 
Component Elements PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Carbon, C 0.15 - 0.54 %0.15 - 0.54 %Average value: 0.487 % Grade Count:37
Chromium, Cr 0.40 - 1.2 %0.40 - 1.2 %Average value: 0.944 % Grade Count:37
Iron, Fe 96.9 - 98.8 %96.9 - 98.8 %Average value: 97.4 % Grade Count:37
Manganese, Mn 0.40 - 1.0 %0.40 - 1.0 %Average value: 0.789 % Grade Count:37
Phosphorus, P 0.035 %0.035 %Average value: 0.0350 % Grade Count:36
Silicon, Si 0.15 - 0.30 %0.15 - 0.30 %Average value: 0.227 % Grade Count:37
Sulfur, S 0.040 %0.040 %Average value: 0.0400 % Grade Count:36
Vanadium, V 0.10 - 0.15 %0.10 - 0.15 %Average value: 0.149 % Grade Count:37

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