With over 3,500 grades of steel available, engineers depend upon accurate material testing to determine the materials needed for each specific project. Chemical composition of steel materials tells a lot about the material's tendencies, but testing ultimately proves
Detailed Machinability Rating Graph and Chart A-I-TMATERIAL:Hardness BHN:Machinability Rating:Alloy Steels, Cast:Material Grade:Range:Range:Low Carbon:1320, 2315, 2320:150-300.52 - .32:4110, 4120, 4320, 8020
Sizes 3/4-1 1/2 the carbon range is (0.15-0.25) which gives improved machining, while retaining its forming and welding properties. Plates over 1 1/2 have carbon increasing to (0.20-0.33), this is a killed steel that provides the best combination of strength, weldability, and structural soundness. MEDIUM CARBON PLATE STEEL
Steel Plate, Floor Plate & Sheet Products - Alro SteelSulphur (S) % 0.10 0.25 / 0.50 0.04 max 0.05 max Hot rolled commercial quality steel is suitable for many applications where normal surface imperfections are not objectionable. Heat treatment and other processing operations must be properly performed so as to not detrimentally affectthe properties of the steel. Commercial steel will follow the
Welding ASTM A514 or A514M-05 steel? - The FabricatorASTM A514 is a specification for 100 kilopounds-per-square-inch-yield, low-alloy, quenched-and-tempered steel intended for structural applications and is typically known in the industry as USS (United States Steel) nomenclature T1®, regardless of the manufacturer. A514 grades are A, B, E, F, H, P, Q, and S.
A514 Grade B A514 Grade E A514 Grade F A514 Grade H A514 Grade P A514 Grade Q A514 Grade S Type of Steel Alloy Alloy Alloy Alloy Alloy Alloy Alloy Requirements for Delivery A6 A6 A6 A6 A6 A6 A6 Tensile Strength (ksi) 110/130 110/130 to 2½" incl.; 100/130 over 2½-6" incl.