Carbon Steel Plates


Carbon Steel

Carbon Steel is the most-common type of steel that contains about 0.1 to 0.3 percent carbon. In general, increase in the amount of carbon reduces ductility but increases tensile strength and the ability to harden through tempering. As an industry-wide practice, steel that does not contain any specified or standard amount of one or more alloying elements (such as chromium, molybdenum, nickel, titanium, vanadium) to be classified as alloy steel is called carbon steel.



Steel Plate

Plate has been defined as a metal sheet with a thickness of .2300" or more; sheet is defined as metal that is thicker than foil and less than .2300". Due to its higher thickness, carbon steel plate is used for products that require durability and strength but do not require the lower weight of a thinner metal sheet.



Carbon Steel plate is the best choice for the fabrication of numerous shapes and applications. Commonly used in the construction of bridges, buildings and ships, it's also utilized in the fabrication of base plates, braces, liners, brackets, storage tanks, steel structure. This steel is particularly receptive to many workability requirements - it can be, welded, formed, machined, sheared, drilled, sawed, punched, bolted and riveted.



Carbon Steel plate’s main interstitial alloying constituent is carbon, hence the name, at a variety of concentrations. As carbon percentage content rises, steel has the ability to become harder and stronger through heat-treating. High carbon steel is very strong. Low carbon steel is more malleable and ductile and is easier to cold form.



Low Carbon Steel Plate

Low Carbon Steel Plate is manufactured to three separate carbon ranges that relate to thickness and end use requirements. Plates 3/4″ and lighter are produced to the lowest carbon range (0.10-0.20) for maximum cold forming and welding properties. 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 Steel Plate

Medium Carbon Steel Plate in the (.40-.50) carbon range is silicon killed and higher carbon for improved strength. Light and medium thicknesses can also be heat treated for greater strength. Machinability is good, but forming and welding properties are limited.



Carbon Steel Plate Grades

The most common grades are SS400, SA/A36, SA/A283-C, Mild Steel and many others.


SS400

SS400 is one of the most commonly used hot rolled general structural steel. Supplied as plates, sheets, flats, bars, sections etc. They are cheap, excelling in weldability & machinability.



SA/A36

Common low carbon structural steel. CSA grades in compliance 260W 260WT 300W.

ASTM A36

The ASTM 36 designation is for steel-covered plates, shapes and bars that are less than eight inches thick, with a yield of 36,000 psi. This is a carbon steel used in many applications throughout various industries, but does not include advanced alloys. In order to be considered A36 steel, it must meet these requirements or else be classified under the many other designations available for steel.

ASME SA36

The ASME SA36 designation is based on the ASTM designation and covers all carbon steel plates, bars and shapes used in construction of bridges and other structures. It covers all the psi requirements of the ASTM A36 standards as well as requirements for boiler and pressure vessel codes.



SA/A283-C

A283-C steel is one mainly of Carbon and low alloy steel, ASTM A 283 steel covers low and intermediate tensile strength carbon steel plates for general manufacturing and constructional applications. This material is normally supplied in the rimmed or semi-killed types of steel and is particularly suitable for the economical production of assemblies requiring a considerable amount of forming. Variations in low temperature impact properties are great and these steel plates are not recommended for those applications requiring low temperature notch toughness.



Mild Steel

Mild steel or low-carbon steels have less than 0.30 percent carbon and are the most commonly used grades. They machine and weld nicely and are more ductile than higher-carbon steels.



Carbon Steel Products

Carbon Steel is the most commonly used form of steel for construction materials and many other applications.

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