Steel alloy 1137 is a general purpose alloy, ideal for parts that require strength and machinability. It has good stress resistance. 1137 is considered resulphurized.
1137 has a machining cost factor of 2.7 when compared to steel 12L14. Welding is not ideal due to its high sulfur content. 1137 can be annealed, quenched, tempered, and heat treated.
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Higher carbon, higher strength, direct hardening
Higher stress applications, gears, shafts, studs, etc.
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Designed for excellent machinability. Case hard only
Endless commercial products; probably more pounds used in turned products than any other material
Designed for machining, non-magnetic
Electronic hardware, automotive, aerospace, medical instruments, and many applications requiring corrosion resistance
Strength, corrosion and wear resistance, and excellent machinability
Well suited for parts with knurling or threading
Designed for machining
Electronic hardware, endless commercial products
High strength, light weight, good bio-compatibility
|Ground & polished
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