ASME/ASTM A285

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Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, Low and Intermediate Tensile Strength to ASTM A 285/A 285M Standard

Use:

Pressure Vessel Plates are intended for fusion-welded pressure vessels. However Grade C, is commonly used as Structural Steel. Plates under this specification are available in three grades having different strength levels as detailed below:

A285 Pressure Vessel Plate Chemical Properties

 

Grade C

Carbon, max

0.28

Manganese, max

0.90

Phosphorus, max

0.035

Sulphur, max

0.035

A285 Pressure Vessel Plate Mechanical Properties

 

Grade C

Tensile Strength:

55,000 75,000 psi

[380 - 515 MPa]

Min. Yield Point:

30,000psi

[205 MPa]

Elongation in 8":

23% min

Elongation in 2":

27% min

When the thickness is less than 5/16 in(8mm), See Specification A20/A20M for elongation adjustment.

We can supply:

Thickness from 6mm to 150mm (although thicker plates might be manufactured under special order)

Width: from 1,500mm to 4,100mm

Length: from 6,000mm to 20,000mm


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