Steel alloy 11L37 is a general purpose alloy, ideal for parts that require strength and machinability. It has good stress resistance. 11L37 is considered resulphurized.
11L37 is easily machined due to the addition of lead to its composition. It has a machining cost factor of 2.7 when compared to steel 12L14. Welding is not ideal due to its high lead and sulfur content. 11L37 can be annealed, quenched, tempered, and heat treated.
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Strength and machinability
Easily machined and can be annealed, quenched, tempered, and heat treated
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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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