AISI 1524 Carbon Steel (UNS G15240)

Topics Covered

Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties
Other Designations


Carbon is the chief alloying element present in carbon steels. These steels are designated by AISI four-digit numbers. They contain chromium, nickel, molybdenum, copper, and aluminium as residual elements. 1.2% manganese and 0.4% silicon are also present in these steels.

The following datasheet will discuss in detail the mechanical and chemical properties of AISI 1524 carbon steel.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of AISI 1524 carbon steel is outlined in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Iron, Fe 98.01 - 98.46
Manganese, Mn 1.35 - 1.65
Carbon, C 0.190 - 0.250
Sulfur, S 0.0500
Phosphorous, P 0.0400

Physical Properties

The following table shows the physical properties of AISI 1524 carbon steel.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 7.7-8.03 g/cm3 0.284 lb/in3

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of AISI 1524 carbon steel are given in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Elastic modulus 190-210 GPa 27557-30458 ksi
Poisson's ratio 0.27-0.30 0.27-0.30

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of AISI 1524 carbon steel are tabulated below.

Properties Conditions
T (ºC) Treatment
Thermal expansion 11.9 (10-6/ºC) 20-100 -
Thermal conductivity 46 W/mK 0 -

Other Designations

Other designations that are equivalent to AISI 1524 carbon steel include:

  • ASTM A29
  • ASTM A510
  • ASTM A513
  • ASTM A519
  • ASTM A545
  • ASTM A635
  • ASTM A830
  • SAE J1397
  • SAE J403
  • SAE J412

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