Our AISI 1050 annealed spring steel is the most cost-effective option. It can be heat-treated for additional hardness and is easily formed. Out of our available spring steels, AISI 1050 has the lowest carbon content.
We offer both AISI 1074 and AISI 1075 annealed spring steel. Our 1074/1075 spring steel is spheroidized for greater formability and features medium carbon content.
Mead Metals’ AISI 1095 delivers the greatest fatigue values and elasticity of any of our available annealed spring steels. AISI 1095 offers the best quality of all of our annealed spring steels and features the highest carbon content.
We provide the following services prior to shipment, allowing your product to be delivered in the form your project requires:
Annealed spring steel can be utilized in any number of applications, making it exceptional general-use steel. Our annealed spring steel is available in thicknesses ranging from 0.010 to 0.187.
|Spheroidized Annealed Spring Steel|
|Annealed Spring Steel Chemical Composition|
|Alloy||Rockwell (approx)||Carbon||Manganese||Phosphorus (max)||Sulfur (max)||Silicon|
|Annealed Spring Steel Suggested Heat Treatments|
|Requiring Heat Treatment||AISI - 1050 - SAE||AISI - 1074 - SAE||AISI - 1095 - SAE|
|Normalizing Temp||1550 - 1650 F||1550 - 1650 F||1550 - 1650 F|
|Annealing Temp||1400 - 1500 F||1400 - 1500 F||1400 - 1500 F|
|Hardening Temp||1500 - 1550 F||1475 - 1550 F||1440 - 1475 F|
|As Oil Quenched||RC 58||RC 64||RC 66|
|Rockwell Tensile PSI||Rockwell Tensile PSI||Rockwell Tensile PSI|
|Drawing Temp. 400 F||RC 52 250,000||RC 59 305,000||RC 62 320,000|
|Drawing Temp. 600 F||RC 45 210,000||RC 53 255,000||RC 55 270,000|
|Drawing Temp. 700 F||RC 39 180,000||RC 47 230,000||RC 49 238,000|
|Drawing Temp. 800 F||RC 35 160,000||RC 44 205,000||RC 45 212,000|
|Drawing Temp. 900 F||RC 31 139,000||RC 40 182,000||RC 41 189,000|
|Drawing Temp. 1000 F||RC 27 124,000||RC 36 162,000||RC 38 176,000|
|Drawing Temp. 1100 F||RC 22 112,000||RC 32 140,000||RC 34 155,000|
|Drawing Temp. 1200 F||N/A N/A||RC 26 122,000||RC 30 138,000|
Our Minimum Order Quantities enable us to suit metal product orders of all sizes. Every metal product we provide has its own MOQ, and for annealed spring steel, our MOQ is 30-60 lbs. While we can, and will, support orders for quantities smaller than this, the minimum lot charge will remain the same for any quantities ordered at, or below, a metal’s MOQ. Additional variables apply, depending on material thickness, width, and additional processing.
Annealed spring steel has a wide range of capabilities that make commercial application a good fit. It's commonly used in manufacturing objects including springs, washers, saw blades, antennas, and other components used in hand tool manufacturing.
Typically referred to as "general use" steel, annealed spring steel is a commonly used material in commercial manufacturing to create parts used in lawnmowers and vehicles.
Due to its high-yielding strength, annealed spring steel is incredibly resilient making it widely used in small aircraft manufacturing. Landing gear is often comprised of tubular spring steel due to the steel's ability to withstand and absorb the impact of landing.
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Mead Metals stocks ASTM A684 annealed spring steel products in gauges from 0.010 up to 0.187. All our annealed spring steel products are available in sheet and coil.
See a full list of annealed spring steel stock items here.