5160 Alloy Spring

PACIFIC 5160 Chrome Alloy Spring Steel is stocked in round edge flat bars. This grade is used where good wear properties are needed as well as for leaf springs. It is sometimes used in the as rolled condition but requires heat treating to achieve uniform hardness and a proper spring temper.

Chemical Composition

Heat Analysis - ranges and limits %

C

.56/.64

Mn

.75/1.00

P

.035 Max

S

.040 max

Cr

.70/.90

Processing Temperatures

Typical

Forge

2200°F Max

Normalize

1550/1650°F

Harden

1450/1550°F

Anneal

1450/1550°F

Temper

800/1000°F

Shapes and Conditions Available
  • Available in flats and squares