ASME/ASTM A36

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Carbon Structure Steel to ASTM A36/A36M Standard

 Use:

Low Carbon Structure Steel to ASTM A36/A36M standard is mainly used in riveted, bolted, or welded construction of bridges and buildings, and for general structural purposes.

ASTM A36 Chemical Properties

 

Shapes

Over 3/4 in. thru 1-1/2 in.

Over 1-1/2 in. thru 2-1/2 in.

Over 2-1/2 in thru 4 in.

Over 4 in.

Carbon

0.25

0.25

0.26

0.27

0.29

Manganese

--

.80/1.20

.85/1.20

.85/1.20

.85/1.20

Phosphorus

0.04

0.04

0.04

0.04

0.04

Sulphur

0.05

0.05

0.05

0.05

0.05

Silicon

.40 max

.40 max

.15/.40

.15/.40

.15/.40

Copper min % when copper steel is specified  

0.20

0.20

0.20

0.20

0.20

* Note: For each reduction of 0.01% below the specified carbon maximum, an increase of 0.06% manganese above the specified maximum will be permitted, up to the maximum of 1.35%.

ASTM A36 Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength:

58,000 - 80,000 psi [400-550 MPa]

Min. Yield Point:

36,000 psi [250 MPa]

Elongation in 8":

20% min

Elongation in 2":

23% min

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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