Dawang Produces Precision Carbon Steel Components
Dandong Dawang Steel Castings provides advanced carbon steel and low alloy castings for demanding modern industries. We produce precision components and accurate parts with industry-leading tolerances and desirable mechanical properties. Carbon steel offers a range of benefits in an economical package, making it a popular material for investment casting.
What is Carbon Steel Casting?
Low carbon steel castings
As you can see, low carbon steel has a low carbon content. It is known for ductility, weldability, and machinability. Therefore, low carbon steel castings are softer than other steels, have low tensile strength, and are not suitable for heat treatment. We commonly use carbon steel castings in the automotive and construction industries, including fasteners, bolts, shafts, rods, pins, components, etc.
Dawang provides the following carbon steel investment casting:
Medium carbon steel castings
Likewise, medium carbon steel contains a moderate level of carbon content and is known for its wear resistance. It is harder than low-carbon steel and can be strengthened by heat treatment. Therefore, we commonly use medium carbon steel investment casting in military and defense applications, including engine parts, couplings, crankshafts, aircraft tubing, and guns.
Dawang casts a series of medium carbon steel castings, including:
High carbon steel castings
As above, the carbon content of high carbon steel is 0.55-0.95%. High carbon steel has high strength and good shape memory, making it a beneficial choice for spring manufacturers. In addition, this alloy steel for high-strength applications can withstand wear and is also suitable for heavy-duty applications such as cranks and pins.
Dawang provides the following high carbon steel casting:
How are carbon steel castings made?
Carbon Steel Casting Grades
To make your assessment easier, we’ve compiled a carbon steel casting grades chart highlighting the most commonly used carbon steel grades and their applications.
Use the information below to obtain the correct carbon steel casting grades for your project.
Carbon steel casting grade table: the most popular grades and uses
Here are the most common carbon steel casting grades in chart form. As some of the most popular grades of carbon steel castings, they have been tried, trusted, and proven in their respective applications.
|CARBON STEEL GRADE||DESCRIPTION||APPLICATION|
|1018||mild steel(low carbon steel) , strong and ductile, has good weldability properties||crimping, bending, swaging, worms, pins, gears, dowels, tool holders, machine parts, pinions, ratchets, etc.|
|1020||suitable for surface hardening, |
high carbon steel, hardened, and welded
|hydraulic shafts, motor shafts, pump shafts, machinery parts|
|1030||high carbon steel, has moderate hardness and strength, machineable, ductile||machinery parts, used in the tempered and quenched condition for strength|
|1035||low carbon steel, suitable for induction hardening and flame||used for forged parts, links, gears, couplings, forged shafts and axles|
|1040||has good strength, wear resistance, high carbon steel||forged couplings and crankshafts|
|1045||low carbon steel, can be forged satisfactorily, most common shafting steel||induction hardening applications, medium strength parts, shafts for pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders|
high carbon steel, readily welded and machined
|forged shafts and gears|
|1060||standard grade carbon steel||used for forged applications|
high carbon steel, has high tensile strength, heat treatable
|blades and cutlery|
|1144||low carbon steel, a higher-strength alloy than A36 and 1018, has improved ductility||used for parts requiring mechanical properties obtained by heat treating|
high carbon steel, has enhanced machinability, stronger than 1018
|used for forged applications|
high carbon steel, has enhanced machinability, stronger than 1018
|screw machines, couplings, inserts, bushings, and hydraulic hose fittings|
Benefits of Carbon Steel Castings
As we all know, carbon steel is much cheaper than stainless steel, and it is durable. On the one hand, carbon steel castings are easy to obtain and can be combined with one or more alloying elements to make them easy to customize. On the other hand, carbon steel castings can be made very thin. So we can reduce costs by using less material.
Four Benefits of Carbon Steel Casting
Carbon steel casting applications are endless. They serve the automotive, railway, heavy equipment industries, and more.
Carbon steel is beneficial for motor and electrical appliances due to its ferromagnetic properties. It is a safe, durable alloy with a high level of structural integrity;
All features contribute to it being one of the most popular alloys in the world. Steel is also one of the most recycled materials globally, making it an attractive material for companies with sustainable goals.
There are several benefits to utilizing carbon steel casting and low alloy steel casting. Still, the following four advantages of carbon steel casting apply to industries that are looking for cost-effective materials without sacrificing quality and durability:
- Cost-effective mechanical parts
- Multiple material grades to fit any application
- End of life recyclability
- High structural integrity
What are the benefits of carbon steel castings for your business?
Above all, carbon steel castings are strong, durable, and have the perfect composition for most jobs. We can efficiently process mild steel into any imaginable shape or specification.
Moreover, steel alloys with higher carbon content can provide you with the hardness to perform more complicated tasks. If your commercial, industrial or residential projects require prefabricated metal, carbon steel castings can meet your needs.
The best carbon steel casting manufacturer and exporter
As a leading supplier of carbon steel investment castings in China, Dawang Foundry can produce carbon steel castings of all carbon steel alloys. With decades of steel casting experience, we work to serve our clients best.
Our steel casting business spans multiple industries, including but not limited to agriculture, automotive and railway, petrochemical, and construction industries.
Our steel casting foundry services include:
- Stainless steel casting.
- Alloy steel casting.
- Carbon steel casting.
- Manganese steel casting.
- The manufacturing of other metal casting products.
Please contact us and let us know how we can meet your carbon steel casting needs. If you are still confused about the carbon steel casting grades, please don’t worry. Our material experts will provide you with the right choice.