SAE 1070 is a high-carbon water or oil-hardening tool and spring steel of low hardenability. It is used for railroad and street railway rails, heavy machinery parts, shafts, springs and a wide variety of hand and machine tools requiring strength and wear resistance. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, elasticity, and tensile properties as well as fracture toughness. It also includes information on corrosion resistance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, and joining. Filing Code: CS-121. Producer or source: Carbon steel mills.