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Lowest carbon content for superior cold forming and weld- 100

AISI 1015
ability.
Carbon content improves machine-ability. Good forming and 100
GENERAL PURPOSE STEELS AISI 1020
welding.
Higher carbon content further improves machine-ability and 100
AISI 1025
machined surface finish.

ASTM A283 General purpose, low-cost structural quality plate. 101


Satisfactory machining and welding characteristics.
STRUCTURAL STEELS
ASTM A36 Higher mechanical properties than A283. Silicon killed in 100
heavier thicknesses for internal soundness. Good weld-ability

ASTM A572-50 High strength-low alloy steel, also known as EX-TEN 50. 50 124
KSI minimum yield.
ASTM A441 Offers 50 KSI minimum yield, plus increased corrosion 125
resistance (two times more than carbon steel). AKA TRI-TEN.
HSLA STRUCTURAL STEELS
ASTM A242 Resistance to atmospheric corrosion four times greater than 138
carbon 8 steel. Excellent paint adhesion. AKA COR-TEN A.
ASTM A588A Similar to A242, but has modified chemistry. Atmospheric 138
corrosion is four times better than carbon steel. AKA COR-
TEN B.

ASTM A514-B Lowest in cost with two times the corrosion resistance of 250
carbon steel. Also known as T-1 Type A & NAX.
ASTM A514-H Modification of A514-B chemistry to obtain the minimum 270
mechanical properties in thicknesses over 1-1/4". AKA T-1
Type B.
ALLOY STRUCTURAL STEELS
ASTM A514-F Higher alloy modification offering 100KSI minimum yield 310
strength thru 2 1/2" thickness and four times corrosion
resistance of carbon steel. Also known as T-1.
ASTM A514-Q Higher alloy modification offering 100KSI minimum yield 320
strength 320 thru 6" thickness'. Also known as T-1 Type C.

ASTM A285-C Popular, moderate strength steel for stationary service 130
vessels and boilers. Excellent forming and welding
properties.
ASTM A515-70 Silicon killed carbon steel plate designed for intermediate and 135
high temperature service. Coarse grained. As rolled through
2".
ASTM A516-70 Carbon-manganese-silicon steel plate for moderate and 156
lower temperature service in PV. Improved notch toughness.
PRESSURE VESSEL STEELS
ASTM A517-F Same as A514-F, but produced to PVQ for endurance under 280
thermal and mechanical stress. Thickness' to 2.5".
ASTM A387-G11 Chromium-molybdenum alloy steel plate intended primarily
for boiler and pressure vessels designed for high temperature
service.
Annealed Chromium-molybdenum alloy steel plate intended primarily
ASTM A387-G22 for boiler and pressure vessels designed for high temperature
Norm. & Temp. service. Similar to grade 11 except for higher levels of
chromium and molybdenum.

AR235 A high carbon and manganese abrasion resistant steel. 200


ABRASION RESISTANT STEELS
Approximately 235 BHN. Weldable with low hydrogen rod.
AR400 245
Heat treated, quenched and tempered AR plate. Used where
impact or sliding abrasion materials require tougher and
harder steels to improve equipment life. Approx. 400 BHN.
AKA XAR
AR500 Same as AR400, except hardness of approx. 500 BHN 275
FORM. AR400 245
Same as AR400, except with improved formability.
FORM. AR500 275
Same as AR500, except with improved formability.
ALTALLOY Similar to AR500 with the addition of Nickel, Molybdenum 415
and chromium for added abrasion resistance and toughness.