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Material No.: Code: DE - Brand:
1.7225 42CrMo4 M4S

C Cr Mo Chemical composition:
(Typical analysis in %)
0,42 1,10 0,25

Steel properties:
CrMo-alloyed steel, engineering steel supplied in
quenched and tempered conditions. Good machinability.
Applications:
Components with high requirements on toughness, e.g.
gear wheels, pinions, connecting rods, parts for
mechanical engineering.
Condition of delivery:
Quenched and tempered
Physical properties:

10
-6
m 20-100C 20-200C 20-300C 20-400C
Thermal expansion coefficient
m K 12,1 12,7 13,2 13,6

W 20C
Thermal conductivity
m K 45,1

Heat treatment:

Temperature Cooling Hardness
Soft annealing
680 - 720C furnace max. 241 HB

Temperature Cooling
Normalizing
850 - 880C air

Temperature Cooling Tempering
Hardening
820 - 860C oil, water
see tempering
diagram

Mechanical properties in quenched and tempered condition (DIN EN 10083-1, 10/96)
Diameter [mm] < 16 >16 - 40 >40 - 100 >100 - 160 >160 - 250
Thickness t [mm] < 8 8<t<20 20<t<60 60<t<100 100<t<160
Yield strength Re [N/mm] min. 900 min. 750 min. 650 min. 550 min. 500
Tensile strength Rm [N/mm] 1100 - 1300 1000 - 1200 900 - 1100 800 - 950 750 - 900
Elongation A [%] min. 10 min. 11 min. 12 min. 13 min. 14
Reduction of area Z [%] min. 40 Min. 45 min. 50 min. 50 min. 55
Toughness CVN [J] min. 30 min. 35 min. 35 min. 35 min. 35

Remarks: All technical information is for reference only.
(1.7225) Continuous Cooling Transformation Diagram (CCT)
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Austenitizing temperature: 850C
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660 HV
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28
600 470 290 230 140
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Time Temperature Transformation Diagram (TTT)
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Austenitizing temperature: 850C
B
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M50
M99
260 HV
Ac
1
28 HRc
48 HRc
37 HRc
200 HV
250 HV
Ms


Tempering Diagram
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Tempering temperature [C]
Tensile strenght Rm
Yield strenght Re
Fracture elongation A
Reduction of area Z
quenched from 840C
in oil