SAE 5046 is an alloy steel of fairly low hardenability. It is used in a number of machinery and engineering applications where its relatively low hardenability and moderate strength are satisfactory. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, elasticity, and tensile properties. It also includes information on corrosion resistance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, joining, and surface treatment. Filing Code: SA-297. Producer or source: Alloy steel mills and foundries.