The chemical composition of 42CrMo6*, conforms to the requirements in ISO 898-1:2013 for fasteners to 8.8 or 10.9 properties.
The material is suitable for quenching and tempering to 8.8 or 10.9 properties. Required 90% martensite in the core area of the material is achieved up to 64 mm diameter by oil quenching.
For additional Heat Treatment Data, please visit the Heat Treatment Guide.
* Designation followed by "*" is not an official EN standard grade but named according to the rules in EN 10027.
Other properties (typical values)
|Youngs module (GPa)||Poisson´s ratio (-)||Shear module (GPa)||Density (kg/m3)|
| 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)|
|| 460 - 480
|| 40 - 45
|| 0.20 - 0.25
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