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BS S82 Aerospace Steel BarBS S82

Aerospace Case Hardening Steel

BS S82 in the British Standard Aerospace Series is a 4% Ni-Cr-Mo case-hardening steel with a tensile strength of 1,320-1,520 MPa. The material is manufactured by an electric melting process. Bars and where practicable, forgings, are subjected to ultrasonic examination.

Bars and forgings are supplied in the normalised and softened condition. Parts produced from bar and forgings are required to be supplied in the finally heat treated condition which consists of carburising, hardening and tempering.

Key Features:

BS S82 aerospace steel bar is available as black bar, bright bar and in forgings. It is used widely in engineering applications particularly in aeropsace and autosport components.

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.

Download BS S82 Aerospace Steel Bar Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Aircraft engineering components
  • High performance components for autosport

We offer BS S82 aerospace steel in bar and forgings.


With thirty power saws available across the Smiths Group, we can efficiently cut your material to size regardless of quanity. This includes a fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking line.

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