AISI 5160 Springs

At Coiling Tech, we work with various types of hot-rolled alloys including AISI 5160 when manufacturing springs. AISI 5160 springs are used in applications requiring high tensile strength and toughness. This material is commonly used in agricultural, automotive, mining, machinery, and light and heavy industrial use. The available material size range is 0.375” – 2.500”.


Technical Specification AISI 5160
Nominal Composition

C: 0.56 - 0.61

Mn:.0.75 – 1.00

Cr: 0.15 - 0.35


0.284 lb./in3

Modulus of Elasticity (E)

30.0x 103 ksi

Modulus of Rigidity (G)

10.5 x 103 ksi

Electrical Resistivity

234 µΩ.cm

Thermal Conductivity

323 Btu/(hr/ft2/in/°F)

Min Size

0.375 in (9.50 mm)


This alloy is used in automobile and heavy industrial applications for the production of medium and large cross-section formed components, which require high tensile strength and toughness.


Custom AISI 5160 Springs

Coiling Technologies manufactures large custom springs to meet the specific requirements of our industrial customers. Our springs can be custom manufactured using a wide variety of alloys, including AISI 5160. The team is available to help you create the right product for your application.

Our custom springs are manufactured and delivered with the highest quality of manufacturing and service. Contact us today!