ASME SA516 Grade 60 / ASTM A516 Grade 60

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ASME SA516 Grade 60 / ASTM A516 Grade 60 Boiler Plate Steel

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Properties

Chemical Requirements

ElementThicknessComposition (%)Note
Carbon (max) 12.5 mm and under 0.21 A, B, C
  over 12.5 to 50 mm 0.23 A, B, C
  over 50 to 100 mm 0.25 A, B, C
  over 100 mm 0.27 A, B, C
Manganese 12.5 mm and under 0.60 - 0.90 A, C, D
  12.5 mm and under 0.55 - 0.98 B, C, D
  over 12.5 mm 0.85 - 1.20 A, C
  over 12.5 mm 0.79 - 1.30 B, C
Phosphorus (max)   0.025 A, B
Sulphur (max)   0.025 A, B
Silicon   0.15 - 0.40 A
    0.13 - 0.45 B

Notes: A - heat analysis, B - product analysis, C - For each reduction of 0.01% below the specified maximum for Carbon, an increase of 0.06% above the specified maximum for Managanese is permitted, up to a maximum of 1.50% by heat analysis and 1.60% by product analysis, D - Plates 12.5 mm and under may have 0.85 - 1.20% Manganese on heat analysis and 0.79 - 1.30% on product analysis.

Tensile Requirements

Mechanical PropertyValue
Tensile Strength, MPa (ksi) 415 - 550(60 - 80)
Yield Strength, min MPa (ksi) 220 (32)
Elongation min, % 200 mm (8 in) 21
Elongation min, % 50 mm (2 in) 25