In addition to high carbon levels, these grades benefit from a chromium content that increases hardenability and improves the quenching process.
- Just as reference, SAE J403 and SAE J409 (Chemical composition are according to internal steel database)
- Cr and Ni intentionally added (specified minimum % Cr and % Ni content)
- Hot rolled coils: hot rolled surface, unoiled and unpickled
- Coils: 2 mm – 12.70 mm