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AISI 1015
Category Steel
Class Carbon steel
Type Standard
Designations  France: AFNOR XC 15 , AFNOR XC 18
Germany: DIN 1.1141
Japan: JIS S 15 CK , JIS S15C , JIS S17C
Sweden: SS 1370
United States: AMS 5060 , AMS 5060C , ASTM A108 , ASTM A29 , ASTM A510 , ASTM A519 , ASTM A545 , ASTM A549 , ASTM A575 , ASTM A576 , ASTM A659 , FED QQ-S-698 (C1015) , MIL SPEC MJL-S-16974 , SAE J403 , SAE J412 , SAE J414 , UNS G10150

Composition

ElementWeight %
C  0.13-0.18 
Mn  0.30-0.60 
P  0.04 (max) 
S  0.05 (max) 

Mechanical Properties

Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Density (×1000 kg/m3) 7.7-8.03 25  
Poisson's Ratio 0.27-0.30 25  
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 190-210 25  
Tensile Strength (Mpa) 386.1  25  annealed at 870°C  more
Yield Strength (Mpa) 284.4 
Elongation (%) 37.0 
Reduction in Area (%) 69.7 
Hardness (HB) 111  25  annealed at 870°C more
Impact Strength (J)
(Izod)
115  25  annealed at 870°C  more

Thermal Properties

Properties Conditions 
T (°C)Treatment
Thermal Expansion (10-6/ºC) 11.9  0-100 more  
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