SAE 1045

The SAE 1045 steel is a steel to carbon excellent forgeability and good machinability. It is used in the manufacture of parts for mechanical engineering in general. It can be used in the manufacture of axes, forging, common gears, structural components and machines, crankshaft.

The SAE 1045 Carbon has a chemical composition (0.43% - 0.50%), silicon (0.15% - 0.35%), Mg (0.30% - 0.60%), phosphorus (0, 03% max) and sulfur (0.05% max.)