12L14 Carbon Steel Bar Stock

The 12L14 carbon steel, an extremely popular low-carbon yet free machining alloy, is commonly used for machining intricate parts and components.

12L14 Carbon Steel Round Bar Stock

This carbon steel alloy with its added lead and high sulfur content manifests excellent machinability, yet, due to its lesser carbon content, is noted to have lower strength.

SUPERIOR MACHINING CHARACTERISTICS

Its excellent machinability is rated to be at 160%. This in turn attracts industries such as the oil and energy, automotive, and even the medical industry which all similarly require fine and close tolerances to pursue a 12L14 carbon steel bar stock or even more.

Carbon Round Bar Steel Purchaser

When experts say that this type of carbon steel has excellent machining characteristics, it means that it can be bent, crimped, or riveted into whatever shape or form required by respective industry standards.

Consequently, Advance Grinding Services sees how essential a carbon steel bar is to the abovementioned industries which are why we take pride that we will always have the number of stocks required!

12L14 CARBON STEEL COMPOSITION

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES12L14 DATA
Density0.284 lb/in³
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES12L14
Tensile Strength78300 psii
Yield Strength60200 psi
Hardness (Brinell)163
Hardness (Knoop)184
Hardness (Vickers)170
Elongation at break (in 50 mm)10%
Elastic modulus27777-30458 ksi
Machinability160
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES11L17 (%)
Carbon0.14-0.20
Iron98.33-98.78
Manganese1.0-1.30
Sulfur0.080-0.13
Phosphorus0.040

CARBON STEEL APPLICATIONS

As mentioned, the excellent machinability characteristics of the 12L14 carbon steel allow it to be extremely useful where the manufacture of intricate parts and components is a necessity.

It is utilized in the manufacture of precision grinding of high-speed automatic screw machine parts as well as hydraulic fittings, couplings, valves, gearbox components, and more.

As such, for industries where the 12L14 carbon steel is a necessity, the hurdle of finding this type of quality carbon steel round bar stock gets difficult to surpass.

Consequently, Advance Grinding Services steps forward and volunteers to provide companies from industries that demand fine and close tolerances for the manufacture of its parts and components with high-quality 12L14 carbon steel round bar stock.

With us, supplies never dwindle and we can assure you we can provide you with your carbon steel needs with our extensive in-house stock.

Give us a call so that we can address whatever questions you have in mind regarding our carbon steel stock or request a quote from us today!