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Steel grade

Last revised: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 11:02:41 GMT

General Information

Oil hardening steel for quench and tempering. Used for large axles, rock drilling equipment or other components that require high tensile strength in combination with high toughness.

-Can be flame or induction hardened

-Weldable under certain conditions

-Through hardenability corresponding to a bar with approx. 130mm diameter (oil quenching)

-Delivered in as-rolled, soft annealed or quench and tempered condition

Similar designations

30NCD14, 2534, Wnr 1.6659

Quench & Tempering:   850°C, Quench in oil and Temper in 600°C/1h

Steel cleanliness

Micro inclusions - steel grade Ovako 453C   Macro inclusions - 453C
Applied standard ASTM E45 Applied standard

ISO 3763

(Blue fracture)

Sampling ASTM A295 Sampling Statistical testing on billets

Maximum average


A B C D Limits < 5 mm/dm2
Th He Th He Th He Th He
2.5 1.5 1.0 0.5 0 0 0.5 0.5

Other properties (typical values)

Youngs module (GPa)Poisson´s ratio (-)Shear module (GPa)Density (kg/m3)
210 0.3 80 7800
 Average CTE 20-300°C (µm/m°K) Specific heat capacity 50/100°C (J/kg°K) Thermal conductivity Ambient temperature (W/m°K) Electrical resistivityAmbient temperature (µΩm)
 12  460 - 480  40 - 45  0.20 - 0.25

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The information in this document is for illustrative purposes only. The data and examples are only general recommendations and not a warranty or a guarantee. The suitability of a product for a specific application can be confirmed only by Ovako once given the actual conditions.The purchaser of an Ovako product has the responsibility to ascertain and control the applicability of the products before using them. Continuous development may necessitate changes in technical data without notice. This document is only valid for Ovako material. Other material, covering the same international specifications, does not necessarily comply with the properties presented in this document.