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Minimum Stock Removal for Steel

Stock Removal on Formed Parts Should Be Comparable with the Amounts Shown In These Tables



Hot Rolled Size, in. (mm)

Minimum Stock
Removal from the
Surface,* In. (mm)

To ½ incl. (12.70)

0.030 (0.76)

Over ½ to ¾ incl. (12.70 to 19.05)

0.045 (1.14)

Over ¾ to 1 incl. (19.05 to 25.40)

0.060 (1.52)

Over 1 to 1½ incl. (25.40 to 38.10)

0.075 (1.90)

Over 1½ to 2 incl. (38.10 to 50.80)

0.090 (2.29)

Over 2 to 2½ incl. (50.80 to 63.50)

0.125 (3.18)

Over 2½ to 3½ incl. (63.50 to 88.90)

0.156 (3.96)

Over 3½ to 4½ incl. (88.90 to 114.3)

0.187 (4.75)

Over 4½ to 6 incl. (114.3 to 152.4)

0.250 (6.35)

Over 6 to 7½ incl. (152.4 to 190.5)

0.312 (7.92)

Over 7½ to 9 incl. (190.5 to 228.6)

0.375 (9.52)

Over 9 to 10 incl. (228.6 to 254.0)

0.437 (11.10)

*For example, the minimum reduction in diameter of rounds is twice the minimum stock removal from the surface.

Nonresulfurized steels of this quality are ordinarily furnished with the phosphorus content up to 0.030 per cent and the sulfur content up to 0.035 per cent by cast or heat analysis.

Reference: AISI Steel Products Manual, Alloy, Carbon and HSLA Steels. March, 1986.