Suhm Spring Works - Materials Properties

                                                                                               

Material

Material Properties

Maximum Working Temp.

 Ultimate Tensile Range,
ksi

Modulus of Elasticity, psi 106

Approx. Design % of Ultimate Tensile (torsional)

Common Sizes,
in

Chrome Silicon

ASTM A401  UNS G92540

Cold drawn.  Good for shock loads and medium elevated temperature applications.  Susceptible to hydrogen embrittlement when plated.

475F

300/226

(E) 30

(G) 11.5

45%

.024" to .625"

 

 SIZE CHART

Wire Diameter, in

.024

.041

.056

.085

.109

.177

.306

.500

.025

.042

.057

.088

.113

.180

.312

.531

.028

.043

.058

.089

.120

.187

.331

.562

.029

.044

.062

.090

.125

.192

.343

.594

.030

.045

.065

.091

.128

.207

.362

.625

.031

.046

.067

.092

.135

.218

.375


.033

.047

.072

.093

.142

.225

.394

 

.034

.049

.075

.095

.148

.234

.406

 

.036

.050

.076

.098

.156

.243

.421

 

.037

.051

.078

.100

.162

.250

.437

 

.038

.053

.080

.102

.167

.262

.453

 

.039

.054

.083

.105

.170

.281

.468

 

 

 TENSILE STRENGTH CHART

Diameter, inA

Tensile Strength, ksi

Reduction of Area, min, %   Diameter, inA Tensile Strength, ksi

Reduction of Area, min, %

minimum

maximum

minimum

maximum

.032

300

325

C

.192

260

283

40

.041

298

323

C

.219

255

278

40

.054

292 

317

C

.250

250

275

40

.062

290

315

C

.312

245

270

40

.080

285

310

C

.375

240

265

40

.092

280

305

45

.438

235

260

35

.120

275

300

45

.500

230

255

35

.135

270

295

40

.562

228

253

30

.162

265

290

40

.625

226

251

30

.177

260

285

40

       

A Tensile strength values for intermediate diameters may be interpolated.

C The reduction of area test is not applicable to wire under 0.105 in. in diameter

Preferred sizes. For a complete list, refer to ANSI B32.4.

 

These data are provided as a reference guide only and are not intended for design purposes.  Strength values and sizes are subject to change.  Please check with a Suhm Spring representative for confirmation.

 

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