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Tubing Material Specification ST52.3

Produced Per ASTM A513, Type 5

Chemical Composition Limits
Carbon 0.13-0.18
Silicon 0.15-0.30
Manganese 1.20-1.40
Phosphorous 0.025
Sulfur 0.010
Mechanical Properties of ST52.3
Tensile Strength, PSI 85,000 Min.
Tensile Strength Mpa 586
Yield Strength, PSI 75,000 Min.
Yield Strength Mpa 517
Elongation % 15
Hardness HRb 80
Impact Energy ft-lb. 20 (-4°F. 10 x 10mm)

*Mpa is the abbreviation for Megapascals.

ST52.3 is commonly used in the U.S. Fluid Power Industry. This grade is easily formed, machined, and welded, and this carbon-manganese steel grade has exceptional impact energies.


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