As one of the world’s leading distributors of specialist steel plate, Brown McFarlane is proud of our proficiency in supplying steel plate solutions to industries around the world, such as – 


Our ability to serve this wide range of industries is largely attributed to our diverse stock holding.  Amongst our most popular products is our Pressure Vessel Steel, which is certified with the latest American, European and British Grades.


Designed for Safety

Sourced from only the highest quality steel manufacturers, pressure vessel steel from Brown McFarlane is available in the following specifications –


Designed for applications such as boilers, petrochemical tanks and pipelines. Pressure vessel steel is required for use in industries where the holding of gases or liquids is required to be at a pressure level higher than ambient, such as energy and transportation where safety is paramount.

Regulated and tested for quality, pressure vessels can be utilised both above and underground for the safe storage of chemicals and fuels.


What Sets Pressure Vessel Steel Apart?

Pressure vessel steel is versatile in its nature, depending on the selected grade, the material can inherit properties that make it better suited to different applications that may require enhanced resistance to chemical corrosion, temperature variations or greater tensile strength. 

This means that the application for the pressure vessel needs to be considered when selecting the desired grade of steel plate as each varies in carbon and alloy levels.

Brown MacFarlane stocks all of the most widely used grades of pressure vessel steel ensuring that we are able to provide the perfect steel plate solution for most projects.

For more information when selecting the ideal pressure vessel steel grade for your requirements, contact our experts for technical specifications and advice.


Unparalleled Expertise

At Brown McFarlane, we pride ourselves on being the first choice supplier of pressure vessel steel and steel plate across numerous industries.

We hold several industry-recognised accreditations –

  • EN 1090: Ensuring that the highest standards are maintained throughout the production process.
  • ISO 9001: The internationally recognised standard for quality management, commitment to innovative processes and customer satisfaction.
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management: Demonstrating our commitment to reducing our environmental impact and making a concerted effort to lower our carbon footprint.
  • ISO 45001 Health and Safety: Brown McFarlane is globally recognised for upholding the international standard of occupational health and safety.


The continued improvement of our processes and technologies ensures that we remain at the cutting edge of the steel plate industry able to supply steel plates that can be cut and shaped to bespoke individual requirements.   

For more information regarding any of our products or services, contact our expert team today.      



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