Medium carbon

Carbon content 0.25% - 0.50%

Engineered to customer specification for optimal performance.
Steel wires produced from high quality steel wire rods suitable for manufacture of a wide variety of end applications including springs, rings, textile products, brush wire, mattress frames, armouring wires, ensuring optimal performance even in demanding working environments.

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Available in round, flat, and profiled shapes, our medium carbon steel wires come in a range of finishes including cold drawn, cold olled, oil tempered, inter annealed, and annealed to meet diverse application needs.


Medium carbon steel

Suitable for various applications with moderate requirements in fatigue and wear resistance. Avaialble to individual customer specifications.

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Product information

Technical specification

Mechanical properties


Product standard Steel grade
SAE J403 AISI SAE 1030, 1035, 1040, 1045, 1050, 1029,1037,1042,1043,1044, 1049
EN ISO 16120-2 C26D, C32D, C38D, C42D, C48D, C50D
EN ISO 16120-4 C26D2, C32D2, C36D2, C38D2, C42D2, C46D2, C48D2, C50D2
ISO 683-1 C30, C40, C45, C50
EN 10270-1 SL, SM
BS EN 10270-2 TDC, FDC
BS 01449-1.1, BS 01449-1.9, BS 01449-1.11, BS 01449-1.13, BS 01449-1.15 K22, K25, K30, K35, K40, K45, K50, A22, A25, A30, A35, A40, A45, A50

Steel grades and product standards

Nearest equivalent product standards SAE J403 EN ISO 16120-2 EN ISO 16120-4 EN 10270-1 EN 10270-2