Carbon Steel Plates for Pressure Vessels

Pressure Vessel Steels supplies superior quality carbon steel plate for boiler and pressure vessel fabrication which is perfectly suited to the high standards set by the oil, gas, and petrochemical sectors, which is why they stock a wide range of carbon plates according to ASTM A516 Grade 70 and ASME SA516 Grade 70.

Carbon Steel Plate

Mill Test Certification of Carbon Steel Plate

The carbon steel plates come with mill certification in compliance with EN10204 3.1 or EN10204 3.2. Pressure Vessel Steels plates are completely traceable, typically with hard stamping and the company welcomes any third party or customer inspection if necessary which can be arranged with the client.

ASTM A516 Grade 70 / ASME SA516 Grade 70 - Specifications and Standards

The specifications and standards of ASTM A516 Grade 70 and ASME SA516 Grade 70 carbon steel plate are given in Table 1.

Table 1. Equivalent Specifications and Standards of ASTM A516 Grade 70 / ASME SA516 Grade 70

Standard Description
ASTM/ASME A/SA516 - Grade 70
DIN Standard -
British Standard BS1501-224-490A/B
European Norm EN10028 P355GH

ASTM A516 Grade 70 / ASME SA516 Grade 70 - Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of ASTM A516 Grade 70 and ASME SA516 Grade 70 carbon steel plate can be found in Table 2.

Table 2. Typical Chemical Composition of ASTM A516 Grade 70 / ASME SA516 Grade 70

Composition Percentage % Composition Percentage %
C 0.10/ 0.22 Cu 0.3
Si 0.6 Ni 0.3
Mn 1/ 1.7 Mo 0.08
P 0.03 Nb 0.01
S 0.03 Ti 0.03
Al 0.02 V 0.02
Cr 0.3

ASTM A516 Grade 70 / ASME SA516 Grade 70 - Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of ASTM A516 Grade 70 and ASME SA516 Grade 70 carbon steel plate are given in Table 3.

Table 3. Typical Mechanical Values of ASTM A516 Grade 70 / ASME SA516 Grade 70

Properties Value
Tensile Strength (N/mm2) 510/ 650
Yield stress/ min (N/mm2) 335

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