41L42 alloy steels are coupled with desirable properties such as wear resistance, strength, ductility, and resistance to stress at highly elevated temperatures.
41L42 alloy steel grade is a precipitation hardening alloy steel, containing chromium content as part of its alloying elements. It has relatively high hardenability and its chromium content provided it with excellent hardness penetration. In addition, it also has molybdenum content that imparts uniformity of its high strength and hardness.
This alloy steel grade exhibits self-scaling characteristics which make it highly suitable for forging. It can respond readily to heat treating procedures and can be easily machined in the heat treated state. This alloy steel also has resistance to creep up to 1000o F and has the ability to maintain properties even right after long exposures at high working temperatures.
41L42 alloy steels are coupled with high desirable properties such as wear resistance and good strength as well as good ductility and resistance to stress at highly elevated temperatures. It is usually used in the received condition but it is heat treated normally before use. This alloy steel grade has better improved machinability but shouldn’t be used in temperatures 400o F. High temperatures can lower ductility in leaded alloy steel grades.
Such alloy steels work well in screw machine applications. They are widely used and are considered as highly successful alloy steels.
Their common applications include the following:
- Bolts and subs
- Rotary table shafting and couplings
- Drill collars and kelly bars
- Valves and axle shafts
- Sprockets and high temperature bolts
- Chain links and spindles
- Stay bolts, tractor axles, and tractor arms
- Piston rods and winch shafts
- Hydraulic machinery shafts, rams, and precision lead screws
- Zinc die casting dies and reamer bodies
- Oil well joints trailer axles
We offer 41L42 alloy steels with a full range of stock standard sizes and forms from rounds, sheets, and tubings. We also have the availability of performing different machining operations to meet all your various application requirements.
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