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EN41 Steel (905M39)

Engineering Steel

EN41 Engineering Steel

EN41 is a chromium aluminium molybdenum nitriding steel.

High Wear Resistance

The engineering material offers high wear resistance together with toughness and ductility. EN41 is defined by its suitability for nitriding which gives the material a hard, wear resistant case. EN41 is harder wearing than EN40B and offers excellent abrasion resistance.


EN41 engineering Steel is an excellent choice when wear and abrasion resistance is required. It is a harder wearing alloy than EN40B and also benefits from high toughness and ductility. EN41 is also classed as a nitriding steel alloy.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Valve stems
  • Connecting rods
  • Clutch plates
  • Shackle pins
  • Die casting dies

We stock EN41 in round bar.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for EN41 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

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