Chrome Steel Balls

Chrome Steel 52100 is a universal material for many applications. Chrome steel balls contain chromium and due to through hardening has an excellent surface quality and high load bearing. Throughout the manufacturing process, statistical process control assures tolerance accuracy, fine surface finish and a consistent high quality.


Material Analysis

Carbon 0.98 to 1.10%
Chromium 1.30 to 1.60%
Manganese 0.25 to 0.45%
Silicon 0.15 to 0.35%
Sulfur 0.025% maximum
Phosphorous 0.025% maximum


Mechanical Properties

Tensile strength 325,000 psi
Yield strength 295,000 psi
Elongation in Two Inches 5%
Reduction in Area 8%
Modulus of Elasticity 29,500,000 psi
Density 0.283 lbs/cubic inch


A sample of Salem’s Chrome Steel Ball inventory in: Fractions / Inches / Millimeters

The information on this web site is intended for guidance only. Since we gathered technical data from various technical sources, the actual mechanical and physical properties will vary from one lot of material to the next. Therefore, we accept no liability for deficiencies or damages arising from the use of this data, and customers should determine the suitability of a material or product by conducting practical tests under realistic conditions.