1095 Spring Steel
Properties: This is a high carbon alloy of the plain carbon steel family. It is intended for high hardness and strength, but also tends to be brittle.
Application: Typically used for springs or cutting tools requiring sharp cutting edges such as grass or grain cutting tools
Chemical composition (average %) of AISI 1095 Carbon Steel (DIN 1.1274)
|Carbon (C)||0.9 - 1.03|
|Phosphorus (P)||0.04 max|
|Sulfur (S)||0.05 max|
Obtainable hardness: 43 - 45 Rc