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European standard steel equivalent

European standard steel equivalent

European standard steel equivalent

I'm looking for a European equivalent (e.g. DIN, EN, ISO) of American material:
steel 1018-1022, plain, case hardened thickness .006/.015, case RC45MIN, core RC - 28/36

This material is used for bolts/screws

Any help is gratefully received.


RE: European standard steel equivalent

for 1020 the equivalent is
Material Number:
C 22
DIN EN 10083 Teil 2: (10/91)
Quenched and tempered steels. Unalloyed quality steels
Remplaces :
DIN 17200 (03/88) (03/87)
International conformity :
; EN 10083-2 (96)
DIN 1652 Teil 4: (11/90)
Bright steel. Steels for quenching and tempering
International conformity :
ISO 683-18 (96)


Material Number:
DIN EN 10016 Teil 2: (04/95)
Non alloyed steel wire rod for drawing and/or cold rolling. Specific requirements for general purpose rod
Remplaces :
DIN 17140-1 (03/83)
International conformity :
EN 10016-2 (94)

for 1022 the equivalent is
Material Number:
20Mn5; GS-20 Mn 5
DIN 17243: (01/87)
Forgings and hot rolled or forged bars of weldable steels for elevated temperartures
Replaced by :
E DIN 17243 (06/90); partly E DIN EN 10273 (12/96)
International conformity :
ISO 2604-1 (75)

RE: European standard steel equivalent

Thanks a lot adyonel!

RE: European standard steel equivalent

For nothing. Sorry about other materials, but I try to find something soon.

RE: European standard steel equivalent


If the bolts/screws are cold headed, then you can use the following standard:

EN 10263-3 Steel rod, bars and wire for cold heading
and cold extrusion: Part 3: Technical delivery conditions for case hardening steels

The specific grades would be C17E2C (Material Number 1.1147, which is equivalent to 1018) and C20E2C (Material Number 1.1152, which is equivalent to 1020).

The various member organizations that belong to CEN include DIN (Germany), BSI (UK), AFNOR (France), etc. so the officially released versions of this standard are DIN EN 10263-3, BS EN 10263-3, etc.

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