Timken adds alloy grades to boost sales to energy sector

Oct 30, 2013 | 09:31 AM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Timken, new steel grades, seamless tubing, heavy wall, Shawn Seanor, oil and gas equipment applications, Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — Timken Co. has introduced two new grades of alloy steel, 4130HW and 4140HW, that are designed for heavy-wall seamless mechanical tubing applications needed by energy producers.

The grades meet American Iron and Steel Institute 4130 and 4140 standards.

"We are seeing applications where customers were asking for higher mechanical properties, impact properties deep into the product. As we saw these requirements coming in, (the grade development) was about getting higher strength and toughness deeper into (the wall thickness)," Shawn Seanor, vice president....

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