EN8 is a medium carbon medium tensile steel with improved strength over mild steel. Supplied in cold drawn condition it is easily machineable and is generally used in the as supplied condition. It can be readily flame or induction hardened to approximately 58 Rockwell ‘C’.
Form of Supply
- Bright Bars – drawn / turned.
- Hot rolled – as rolled
All general engineering applications requiring a higher strength than mild steel such as shafts, axles, bolts, etc.