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Precision Sheet Metal Bending ASTM 1566 parts 1
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Precision Sheet Metal Bending ASTM 1566 parts

Precision sheet metal bending is a crucial aspect of manufacturing, ensuring the production of accurate and high-quality parts. Our services specialize in the fabrication of precision sheet metal bending parts, adhering strictly to industry standards. ASTM 1566 is a durable and robust carbon steel material, known for its excellent mechanical properties, making it ideal for various applications.


Our precision sheet metal bending services encompass a wide range of components, including brackets, enclosures, panels, and more. We utilize professional machinery and techniques to achieve precise bends and shapes, meeting the exact specifications of our clients.


With a customer-centric approach, we work closely with our clients to understand their requirements and deliver solutions that exceed expectations. Partner with us for your precision sheet metal bending needs, and experience the reliability and accuracy that define our services.


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    Characteristics of ASTM 1566 Material:

    1. Chemical Composition:

       - Carbon (C): 0.60-0.71%

       - Manganese (Mn): 0.70-1.00%

       - Phosphorus (P): 0.040% max

       - Sulfur (S): 0.050% max

       - Silicon (Si): 0.15-0.30%

       - Other elements: Trace amounts of copper, nickel, and chromium.

    2. Mechanical Properties:

       - Tensile Strength: 110,000-128,000 psi

       - Yield Strength: 80,000-99,000 psi

       - Elongation: 10-14%

       - Hardness: 180-210 Brinell (HB)

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    3. Physical Properties:

       - Density: 7.85 g/cm³

       - Melting Point: 1425-1540°C (2600-2800°F)

       - Thermal Conductivity: 49 W/m·K

       - Electrical Conductivity: 15% IACS (International Annealed Copper Standard)

    4. Heat Treatment:

       - ASTM 1566 can be heat-treated to achieve desired mechanical properties, such as increased hardness and strength.

    Advantages of ASTM 1566 Material:

    1. High Strength:

    ASTM 1566 offers excellent tensile strength and yield strength, making it suitable for applications requiring robust and durable components.


    2. Good Wear Resistance:

    The high carbon content of ASTM 1566 enhances its wear resistance, making it suitable for parts subjected to abrasive wear conditions.


    3. Suitability for Heat Treatment:

    The material's composition allows for various heat treatment processes, providing flexibility in achieving desired mechanical properties.


    4. Cost-Effectiveness:

    ASTM 1566 is relatively cost-effective compared to other high-performance materials, making it a preferred choice for budget-conscious projects.

    Limitations of ASTM 1566 Material:

    1. Susceptibility to Corrosion:

    Due to its high carbon content, ASTM 1566 may exhibit limited resistance to corrosion, requiring proper surface treatments or coatings for protection in corrosive environments.

    2. Machinability:

    The high carbon content can result in decreased machinability, requiring appropriate machining techniques and tooling to achieve desired tolerances and surface finishes.

    3. Brittleness:

    ASTM 1566 may exhibit increased brittleness, especially in hardened or tempered conditions, necessitating careful handling to avoid material failure.


    1. Automotive Industry:

    Leaf Springs: 

    ASTM 1566 parts are commonly used in the fabrication of leaf springs for vehicles, ensuring durability and resilience in absorbing shocks and supporting heavy loads.

    Chassis Components:

    These components contribute to the construction of chassis elements such as brackets and reinforcements, providing structural integrity and stability to automotive frames.

    2. Construction Sector:

    • Architectural Metalwork: 
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    Precision sheet metal bending ASTM 1566 parts are employed in architectural metalwork, including railing systems, façade elements, and decorative features, adding aesthetic appeal and functionality to buildings.

    HVAC Systems: 

    These parts are utilized in HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems, including ductwork, vents, and supports, facilitating efficient airflow and temperature control in residential and commercial buildings.

    3. Electronics Manufacturing:

    Server Racks: 

    ASTM 1566 parts are incorporated into the construction of server racks and cabinets, providing sturdy support and organization for networking and IT equipment in data centers and server rooms.

    Electronic Enclosures:

    These components contribute to the fabrication of electronic enclosures for control panels, circuit boards, and power supplies, ensuring protection and durability in industrial and consumer electronics.

    4. Energy and Power Generation:

    Wind Turbine Components: 

    Precision sheet metal bending ASTM 1566 parts play a role in wind turbine components such as tower sections, nacelles, and support structures, enabling efficient energy generation from wind power.

    Power Distribution Equipment: 

    These parts are utilized in power distribution equipment such as electrical panels, switchgear, and transformer enclosures, ensuring reliability and safety in electricity distribution systems.

    5. Medical Device Manufacturing:

    Hospital Equipment: 

    ASTM 1566 parts are employed in the fabrication of medical equipment and devices, including hospital beds, surgical tables, and diagnostic machinery, ensuring functionality and durability in healthcare facilities.

    Rehabilitation Devices: 

    These components contribute to the construction of rehabilitation devices such as orthopedic braces, mobility aids, and exercise equipment, supporting patient recovery and rehabilitation processes.

    6. Renewable Energy:

    Solar Tracking Systems: 

    ASTM 1566 parts play a role in solar tracking systems, including mounts, frames, and trackers, optimizing solar panel positioning for maximum energy capture in photovoltaic installations.

    Hydro Power Plants: 

    These components are utilized in hydroelectric power plants, including turbine components, penstock supports, and intake structures, contributing to efficient energy generation from flowing water sources.

    7. Food and Beverage Processing:

    Food Packaging Machinery: 

    Precision sheet metal bending ASTM 1566 parts are incorporated into food packaging machinery such as conveyor systems, filling machines, and sealing equipment, ensuring hygiene and efficiency in food processing operations.

    Brewery Equipment: 

    These parts contribute to the fabrication of brewery equipment such as fermentation tanks, piping systems, and kegging machines, supporting the production and packaging of beverages.

    8. Environmental and Waste Management:

    Recycling Machinery: 

    ASTM 1566 parts are used in recycling machinery such as balers, shredders, and sorting systems, facilitating the processing and recycling of materials for environmental sustainability.

    Waste Treatment Plants: 

    These components contribute to waste treatment plants' construction, including incinerators, composting machines, and anaerobic digesters, supporting waste management and resource recovery efforts.


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