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GS-52 / GE 260

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Characteristics of GS-52

GS52 is a non-alloy cast steel which is widely used in general engineering. The maximum working temperature is + 300 °C. GS52 is a cast steel variant of C55 structural steel.

The material is suitable for drums, running wheels, cable sheaves and guide rails among other products.

Standards / designations
EN 10293 (EU) GE 260

DIN 1681 (DE) GS-52


ALT GS52, GS 52
Mechanical properties
Tensile strength σ B 520-650 [N/mm2]

Permanent limit of elongation σ bB 260 [N/mm2]

Elongation A 18 [%]

Brinell hardness HB30 155-200 [Kg/mm2]

Notch impact strength at 20 °C. Av 22 [Joule]
Chemical composition
Carbon C 0.27 [%]

Silicon Si 0.30 [%]

Manganese Mn 0.60 [%]

Iron Fe Remainder