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12L14 Steel

The 12L14 steel is a popular low-carbon alloy that is widely used in various industries, including oil and energy, automotive, and medical.

12L14 STEEL BAR STOCK

With a machinability rating of 160%, it can easily meet the strict tolerances required for creating intricate parts and components.

12L14 STEEL BAR STOCK SUPERIOR CHARACTERISTICS

The steel is a popular low-carbon alloy widely used in various industries, including oil and energy, automotive, and medical. This carbon steel alloy has added lead and sulfur, significantly improving its machinability. 

Additionally, its low carbon content makes it more pliable but with lower strength than other types of steel.

One of the critical advantages of this steel is its exceptional machinability, rated at 160%. This makes it an attractive choice for industries that require precision and tight tolerances. 

Moreover, this steel can resist corrosion, withstand extreme temperatures, and remain rigid and strong.

Due to its superior machinability, 12L14 steel bar stock can be easily formed into various shapes and sizes required by different industries. 

It can be bent, crimped, or riveted, making it a versatile material for creating intricate parts and components.

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At Advance Grinding Services, we understand the importance of 12L14 steel bar stock to these industries, and we take pride in always having the required number of stores available for our customers.

In summary, this is an excellent choice for machining intricate parts and components due to its exceptional machinability, ductility, and corrosion resistance. 

If you’re looking for a versatile material for your project, 12L14 steel bar stock may be an excellent option.

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
AGS-12L14

Why Buy It For Your Next Project?

It is a type of low-carbon, free-machining steel that contains added lead and sulfur to improve its machinability. It is often referred to as “lead steel” or “leaded steel” due to the added lead content. 12L14 steel bar stock is widely used in various industries, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, and firearms.

One of the primary advantages of this is its excellent machinability. Adding lead and sulfur makes cutting, drilling, and machining easier, significantly reducing the machining time and cost. Additionally, it produces a smooth surface finish, making it ideal for parts that require precision machining.

Another advantage of this steel is its low carbon content, which gives it good weldability and ductility. This means it can be easily welded and formed into various shapes and sizes, making it versatile for applications.

12L14 steel bar stock applications include manufacturing gears, bushings, pins, screws, and other machined parts that require high accuracy and precision. It is also commonly used to produce couplings, hydraulic fittings, and other components in the automotive and aerospace industries.

This is an excellent choice for machining applications due to its improved machinability and smooth surface finish. It is also cost-effective for manufacturers looking to reduce machining time and costs while maintaining high precision and accuracy. If you require round steel that is easy to machine and weld and has good ductility, then 12L14 steel bar stock may be a good choice for your next project.

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.  Call us so we can address whatever questions you have regarding our carbon steel stock, or request a quote from us today!