M470-50A steel FAQS

What is M470-50A steel?

M470-50A steel is a steel specifically designed for use in electrical applications. This type of steel is usually made of mild steel, which is then coated with a thin layer of silicon. Silicon helps increase the electrical resistance of steel and makes it less susceptible to corrosion.

M470-50A steel is used in a variety of applications including transformers, electric motors and generators. This steel is also commonly used in wires and other electrical components.

M470-50A steel is a special type of steel with extremely low electrical losses and high core saturation. It is important in the construction of electrical machines such as transformers, generators, motors, and other devices that rely on magnetic fields. Electrical steels have a variety of physical properties, including low electrical resistivity, high magnetic permeability, and ductility, making them ideal materials for these applications. Its ability to transmit power efficiently has made it highly sought after in many industries around the world.

What standard is M470-50A steel?

The steel is an electrical steel conforming to the European standard EN10106-1996. The following table provides you with an approximate grade comparison table for M470-50A steel:

EN 10106-1996 ASTM




IEC60404-8-4-98 GB/T


M470-50A 47F280 50A470 M470-50A5 50W470 B50A470

What type of electrical steel is M470-50A steel?

There are several types of electrical steel. The most common types are: cold rolled grain oriented (CRGO), hot rolled grain oriented (HRGO) and non-oriented electrical steel, and M470-50A steel is a cold rolled non-oriented electrical steel, compared with CRGO and HRGO , this type has lower magnetic induction and higher core loss. It is typically used in transformers where size or weight is more important than efficiency.

What is the history of M470-50A steel?

M470-50A steel dates back to the late 1800s when it was first used in generators and electric motors. Since then, it has become an essential material in various electrical and electronic devices.

In the early 20th century, the use of electrical steel expanded to include transformers, electromagnets, and other devices. The unique properties of M470-50A steel make it ideal for these applications.

M470-50A steel has played a vital role in the development of the modern world. It is one of the most important materials used in electrical engineering and its applications are ubiquitous in our daily lives.

What is the chemical composition of M470-50A steel?

M470-50A steel is an alloy used in the production of electrical components and equipment. These steels usually have a high silicon content, which gives them good electrical conductivity. Other common elements in M470-50A steel include carbon, manganese, sulfur and phosphorus.

The following is an introduction to the content of chemical elements in M470-50A steel:

Carbon (C): 0.17%

Manganese (Mn): 1.00%

Silicon (Si): 0.60%

Sulfur (S): 0.005%

Phosphorus (P): 0.035%

Chromium (Cr): 0.30%

Nickel (Ni): 0.40%

Molybdenum (Mo): 0.15%

What are the mechanical properties of B50A470 steel?

M470-50A steel is an extremely strong and versatile metal that can be used in a variety of industrial applications. It offers high levels of strength, toughness, fatigue and corrosion resistance, making it ideal for many industries. Its relatively low alloy content also makes it easy to weld and machine, making this steel an excellent choice for any job that requires durable components. Its mechanical properties are as follows:

Yield strength: 260MPa

Tensile strength: ≧414MPa

Elongation after breaking: ≧37%

What are the physical properties of M470-50A steel?

Nominal thickness: 0.50mm

Theoretical density 7.70KG/dm3,

Iron loss P15/50 W/kg≦4.70

Magnetic induction peak value B50T: ≧1.62

Stacking coefficient %: ≧97.0

What are the coating types of M470-50A steel?

  1. Inorganic coating (D): It has good heat resistance and weldability, but slightly poor adhesion and punching properties.
  2. Semi-organic thin coating (A): organic substances are added to the inorganic coating to improve punchability and adhesion; at the same time, good heat resistance and weldability can be obtained through the content of organic substances.
  3. Semi-organic thick coating (H).

What are the product characteristics of M470-50A steel?

Stable performance: Advanced equipment, manufacturing process and strict management ensure the stability of magnetic and mechanical properties.

Excellent processing performance: high-precision size and smooth surface are convenient for shearing and punching, and the slitting steel strip is suitable for high-speed punching.

Excellent coating performance: BS series electrical steel insulation coating has excellent insulation, adhesion, punching, heat resistance and weldability.

Has anti-corrosion (oil and chemical substances) effect.

High dimensional accuracy: Baosteel’s advanced equipment and manufacturing technology ensure that the BS series electrical steel has excellent shape, smooth surface,

The thickness is uniform, the difference between the same board is small, and the lamination coefficient is high.

What are the benefits of M470-50A steel?

– M470-50A steel is a steel specifically designed for electrical applications.

– It has a unique set of properties that make it ideal for use in electrical equipment.

– M470-50A steel is very efficient at conducting electricity and is also very resistant to magnetic fields.

– This makes it ideal for use in motors, transformers and other electrical equipment.

– M470-50A steel is also very durable and can withstand high temperatures.

– This makes it suitable for power plants and other industrial applications.

What are the applications of M470-50A steel?

M470-50A cold-rolled non-oriented electrical steel is used for the following applications (including but not limited to):

General use A-C motor

enclosed motor

medium generator

audio transformer


welding transformer