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86l20 Bar

Experience the precision and performance of 86L20 bar - your ultimate choice for strength and machinability.

Trust the Durability and Versatility of 86L20 Bar

Unmatched strength, toughness, and machinability - choose 86L20 bar

The 86L20 is cold drawn and mainly used for gasification, surface treatment, and carburizing. With the features of high reliability and good machinability, it meets the needs of all kinds of processing technology, especially in precise surface treatment.

Machinability & Welding

It has good weldability characteristics. The machinability of the leaded grade is improved without sacrificing any of the other desirable properties, except that using this material for applications above 400°F is not recommended because ductility is low at high temperatures.


86L20 bar is popular for its exceptional strength-to-weight ratio and versatile properties, finds extensive application across various industries. Its excellent weldability and machinability make it a preferred choice in the construction industry. As a low alloy, low carbon content, and normalized steel, it exhibits remarkable toughness, ductility, and resistance to corrosion, further enhancing its suitability for diverse applications.

From gauges and gears to crankshafts, oil pumps, and spline shafts, 86L20 Carbon steel excels in multiple industries. Its high tensile strength and formability at room temperature enable its deployment in structural components of bridges, buildings, cranes, cars, and ships. Beyond the construction sector, 86L20 Carbon steel showcases its versatility in cutting tools, construction materials, and various machine parts.

The advantages of 86L20 Carbon steel extend beyond its robustness. It thrives in environments exposed to corrosive chemicals and extreme temperatures, making it a reliable choice for industries such as mining and oil drilling. The inherent properties of 86L20 Carbon steel enable it to withstand challenging conditions, ensuring optimal performance and longevity in demanding applications.



Tensile strength

Yield strength 

Elongation in 

Reduction of area 

Hardness, Brinell 

0.284 lb/in³

100,000 – 110,000 psi

90,000 – 100,000 psi)

2″ 15 – 20%

45 – 55%

210 – 230 BHN

Chemical Properties









Sulfur 0.040









Phosphorus 0.035

Sulfur 0.040

86L20 steel round bar

8620 steel round bar is a versatile and popular choice in various industries due to its excellent combination of strength, toughness, and wear resistance. It is a low alloy steel that contains nickel, chromium, and molybdenum, which contribute to its exceptional properties.

One of the key advantages of 8620 steel round bar is its high hardenability, which allows it to be heat-treated to achieve desired strength levels. This makes it suitable for applications requiring high tensile strength and adequate toughness, such as gears, shafts, pins, and automotive components. Its superior wear resistance also makes it ideal for use in machinery parts that experience friction and abrasion.

In addition to its mechanical properties, it offers good machinability, allowing for easy shaping, drilling, and milling operations. It can be readily welded and fabricated, making it a versatile material for various manufacturing processes.

The corrosion resistance of 8620 steel round bar is moderate, and it is typically used in applications where corrosion resistance is not the primary concern. However, proper surface treatment and protective coatings can enhance its resistance to corrosion and extend its lifespan in challenging environments.

What are the Properties of 86L20 Bar Steel?

86L20 steel is a versatile alloy made from manganese, chromium, silicon, and nickel. It offers a combination of high tensile strength, good corrosion resistance, and excellent toughness. This makes 86L20 steel bar suitable for various applications where durability and performance are essential.

Properties of 86L20 Steel:

  • High tensile strength
  • Good wear resistance
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • High hardness

With a yield strength of 86,000 psi and a tensile strength of 220,000 psi, 86L20 steel excels in construction and manufacturing applications. Its high yield strength makes it ideal for engineering purposes, such as structural members and machine parts. Additionally, the impressive tensile strength renders it suitable for structural elements like beams, columns, and girders.

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