Carbon Steel Plates

Pressure Vessel Steels​ stocks a wide variety of carbon steel plates in a range of widths, lengths, and thickness according to ASTM A516 Grade 60 and ASME SA516 Grade 60, suitable for boiler and pressure vessel and storage tank fabrication where enhanced notch toughness is crucial. For plates possessing a thickness of less than 40 mm, they can be delivered "As rolled"; whereas, plates measuring 40 mm and above in thickness have to be in a normalized condition.

Carbon Steel Plate

Mill Test Certification of Carbon Steel Plate

Pressure Vessel Steels' ASTM/ASMA A/SA516 Grade 60 carbon steel plates have complete traceability and are supplied complete with mill test certification in compliance with EN10204 3.1 or EN10204 3.2 as required. Any further customer or third party inspection is welcomed by arrangement with the client.

ASTM A516 Grade 60/ASME SA516 Grade 60 - Specifications and Standards

The standards and specifications of ASTM A516 Grade 60 and ASME SA516 Grade 60 carbon steel plate are given in Table 1.

Table 1. Equivalent Specifications and Standards of ASTM A516 Grade 60/ASME SA516 Grade 60.

Standard Description
ASTM/ASME A/SA516 - Grade 60
DIN Standard DIN 17155 HII
British Standard BS1501-161-430A
European Norm EN10028 P265GH

ASTM A516 Grade 60/ASME SA516 Grade 60 - Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of ASTM A516 Grade 60 and ASME SA516 Grade 60 carbon steel plate is listed in Table 2.

Table 2. Typical Chemical Composition of ASTM A516 Grade 60/ASME SA516 Grade 60.

Composition Percentage % Composition Percentage %
C 0.18 Cu 0.3
Si 0.4 Ni 0.3
Mn 0.95/1.50 Mo 0.08
P 0.015 Nb 0.01
S 0.008 Ti 0.03
Al 0.02 (Min) V 0.02
Cr 0.3 - -

ASTM A516 Grade 60/ASME SA516 Grade 60 - Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of ASTM A516 Grade 60 and ASME SA516 Grade 60 carbon steel plate can be found in Table 3.

Table 3. Typical Mechanical Values of ASTM A516 Grade 60/ASME SA516 Grade 60.

Properties Value
Tensile strength (N/mm2) 415/580
Yield stress/ min (N/mm2) 265

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