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Aerospace Steel Sheet

S513 Aerospace Steel Sheet

BS S513 is a simple carbon spring steel containing higher levels of carbon than BS S510 and BS S511.

Sheet & Strip

Available in hardened/tempered sheet and strip but tensile strength only reaches hardness. The alloy requires protection from corrosion if it is to be exposed to the atmosphere.


BS S513 aerospace sheet is known as a carbon spring steel and can be supplied in sheet or strip. The alloy can be hardened / tempered and offers higher levels of carbon than its BS S510 and BS S511 counterparts.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Springs
  • Suspension parts
  • Aerospace components
  • Lock picks
  • Clamps

We stock S513 in strip.

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 S513 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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