4142 Pre-Hard Decarb Free Plate

4142 HT is a chromium-molybdenun alloy steel that has been hardened to 27 to 32 Rockwell C and is ready to use while still machinable and of exceedingly high strength. The chromium content provides good hardness penetration, and the molybdenum imparts uniformity of hardness and high strength. 4142 resists creep in temperatures up to 1000° F and maintains its properties even after long exposure at these relatively high working temperatures. Other desirable properties include good wear resistance, excellent toughness and good ductility in the quenched and tempered condition. 4142 Pre-Hard Decarb Free is produced in rectangles and squares with its ready to use hardness with no further thermal treatments necessary.

ANALYSIS

Carbon (C)Manganese (Mn)Silicon (Si)Chromium (Cr)Molybdenum (Mo)Phosphorus (P)

Max

Sulfur (S)

Max

0.4-0.450.75-10.205-0.350.8-1.10.15-0.250.040.04

4140/4142 HT Decarb Free Plate conforms to ASTM A829

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Tensile Strength (PSI)Yield Strength (PSI)Reduction of AreaElongation in 2"Brinell Hardness
140,00090,0004520300

The above values are average and may be considered as representative of 4142 HT Plate

APPLICATIONS

4140 can be used for as wide variety of applications where greater toughness and wear resistance is needed over lower carbon grades. Typical applications include strippers, holder blocks, mold bases, ejectors, back up and support tooling, fixtures, jigs, molds, stubs, couplings, reamer bodies, gears, gear racks, valves, chain links, spindles, sprockets, tool bodies, tool holders, tie rods, guides, tracks, ways, slides, wear strips or parts, forming dies, brake dies, trim dies, bolsters, machinery parts and components, etc. This material roll threads, knurls, and may be plated.

MACHINEABILITY AND WELDABILITY

4142 has a machinability rating at 63% of B1112. Average cutting speed 95 ft/min. 4142 Prehard is not recommended for welding. It is best suited for welding in the annealed state, with preheating prior to welding and stress relieving after the welding operation.

HEAT TREATING

4142 HT is pre-hardened to 27-32 Rockwell C (261/321 Brinell) and is used where no further heat treating after machining is needed due to the likelihood of warpage. 4142 DCF HT can be flame hardened at wear parts to approximately 85% of a 1.00 carbon steel.

TOLERANCES

4142 Pre-hard decarb free is produced in an oversize condition (minimum .015") with a milled or vertical spindle ground top and bottom finish with milled or saw cut widths that are guaranteed to finish to nominal size.

SPEEDY METALS ITEMS

1/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 3/8" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 1/2" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
5/8" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 3/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 7/8" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
1" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 1-1/8" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 1-1/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
1-1/2" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 1-3/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 2" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
2-1/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 2-1/2" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 3" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
3-1/2" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 3-3/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
4-3/16" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 5-1/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 5-3/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
6-1/8" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 6-1/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 6-11/16" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
7-1/8" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 7-1/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 7-1/2" 4140 Heat Treated Plate
7-3/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 8-3/16" 4140 Heat Treated Plate 10-1/4" 4140 Heat Treated Plate