Pressure vessel steel certified to EN 10028:3 P460NL2 is held in stock by Brown McFarlane Ltd and can be supplied as plates, cut plates, and profiles (cut shapes).
The specification EN 10028:3 covers a range of weldable fine grain steels supplied in the normalised condition and intended for pressure purposes. The specification is split in to grades based on minimum yield strength and each grade is further subdivided on the basis of impact testing (transverse) temperature: N and NH indicate impact testing at -20 deg C or above, NL1 at -40 deg C or above, and NL2 at -50 deg C or above.
The designation EN 10028:3 P460NL2 shows that this is steel for pressure purposes (P) with minimum yield strength of 460 MPa (460) which is impact tested in the transverse direction at -50 deg C (NL2).
As well as P460NL2 we are stockists of other EN 10028:3 plates manufactured and certified to:
EN 10028:3 P355NL1 EN 10028:3 P355NL2 EN 10028:3 P355NH
EN 10028:3 P460NH EN 10028:3 P460NL1 EN 10028:3 P275NH
We also carry stocks of plates certified to EN 10028:2 P265GH
Chemical Requirements - P460NL2
(cast analysis, % by mass, maximum permitted unless indicated otherwise)
*The Al content may fall short of this minimum if Nb, Ti, or V are additionally used for Nitrogen binding. If only Al is used for Nitrogen binding, the ratio Al/N shall be 2 or greater.
**If Cu exceeds 0.30%, Ni shall be at least half of the Cu content.
Tensile Requirements - P460NL2
|up to 16 mm
|| 570 to 730
|16 to 40 mm
|| 570 to 720
|over 40 to 60 mm
|| 570 to 720
|over 60 to 100 mm
|| 540 to 710
Values may be agreed at the time of enquiry and order for plates over 100 mm and up to 250 mm thick
Impact energy values for the normalised condition
| 27 J min
||30 J min
||40 J min
||60 J min
||70 J min
|42 J min
||45 J min
||55 J min
||75 J min
||85 J min
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