High Carbon Steel

High Carbon Steel has a higher carbon content than plain steel which makes it much stronger and abrasion resistant also known as grade C1045.  

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Chemical Composition

Element & AbbreviationCarbon (C)Iron (Fe)Manganese (Mn)Sulphur (S)
Maximum Content Percentage %0.9598.40.50.05

High Carbon Steel

Material Count Wire Diameter Wire / mm Opening Opg / mm Micron Open area % Lbs/sq ft
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 2″ Space .135″ 3.429 2.000″ 50.8001 50800.1 87.80% 0.55
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 2″ Space .250″ 6.35 2.000″ 50.8001 50800.1 79.00% 1.79
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 2″ Space .375″ 9.525 1.625″ 41.2751 41275.1 66.02% 4.807
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1-1/4″ Space .250″ 6.35 1.250″ 31.7501 31750.1 69.40% 2.7
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1″ Space .192″ 4.8768 1.000″ 25.4001 25400.1 70.40% 2.01
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1″ Space .250″ 6.35 1.000″ 25.4001 25400.1 64.00% 3.26
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 7/8″ Space .135″ 3.429 .875″ 22.225 22225 75.10% 1.17
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 3/4″ Space .105″ 2.667 .750″ 19.05 1905 76.90% 0.93
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 3/4″ Space .120″ 3.048 .750″ 19.05 1905 74.30% 1.07
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 3/4″ Space .135″ 3.429 .750″ 19.05 1905 71.80% 1.33
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 5/8″ Space .192″ 4.877 .625″ 15.875 15875 58.50% 2.97
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1/2″ Space .207″ 5.258 .500″ 12.7 127 49.80% 4.04
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 3/8″ Space 0.12 3.048 .375″ 9.525 9525 57.40% 1.92
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1/4″ Space .080″ 2.03 .250″ 6.35 635 57.40% 1.28
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1/4″ Space .092″ 2.337 .250″ 6.35 635 53.40% 1.64
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1/4″ Space 0.12 3.048 .250″ 6.35 635 45.60% 2.62
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1/4″ Space 0.135 3.429 .250″ 6.35 635 42.20% 3.21
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 3/16″ Space .135″ 3.429 .1875″ 4.7625 4762.5 33.80% 3.92
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 1/8″ Space .092″ 2.337 .125″ 3.175 3175 33.20% 2.71
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 3/4″ .105″ 2.667 .645″ 16.383 16383 73.90% 0.95
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 2X2 .120″ 3.048 .380″ 9.652 9652 57.80% 1.896
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 2X2 .135″ 3.429 .365″ 9.271 9271 53.30% 2.417
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 3X3 .054″ 1.37 .279″ 7.0866 7086.6 70.10% 0.567
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 3X3 .092″ 2.34 .241″ 6.1214 6121.4 52.30% 1.687
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 5X5 .041″ 1.04 .159″ 4.0386 4038.6 63.20% 0.549
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 10X10 .023″ 0.58 .077″ 1.9558 1955.8 59.30% 0.347
high-carbon-steel High Carbon Steel 26X26 .0135″ 0.343 .0250″ 0.635 635 42.17% 0.303
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