ASTM A516 Grade 60 and ASME SA516 Grade 60 Carbon Steel Plate Features, Applications and Composition by Masteel

Masteel stock a wide range of carbon steel plates  in an array of lengths, widths and thickness according to ASTM A516 Grade 60 and ASME SA516 Grade 60, ideal for boiler and pressure vessel and storage tank fabrication where improved notch toughness is important. ASTM/ASME A/SA516 Grade 60. For plates that have a thickness of less than 40mm they can be supplied "As rolled"; whereas, plates 40mm and above thickness have to be in a normalised condition.

Mill Test Certification of Carbon Steel Plate

Masteel UK Limited's ASTM/ASMA A/SA516 Grade 60 carbon steel plates have full traceability and are supplied complete with mill test certification according to EN10204 3.1 or EN10204 3.2 as required. Any additional customer or third party inspection is welcomed by arrangement with the client.

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

The specifications and standards of ASTM A516 Grade 60 and ASME SA516 Grade 60 carbon steel plate are outlined 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 are outlined 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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Comments

  1. yahya mollahosseini yahya mollahosseini Iran says:

    Hi, I want to use E7018-1 for welding the ASTM A516 Gr 60.
    Is this appropriate?

    • Robin Sanal Robin Sanal Greece says:

      yes, for tank welding , API 650 prefers 7018 electrode .

      • ali hamzeh ali hamzeh Iran says:

        Hi, Thank you

  2. Mohammad reza Rahimzadeh Mohammad reza Rahimzadeh Iran says:

    please help to know this grade is suitable for seawater?

    • Morrie Choi Morrie Choi Korea says:

      if you use this grade to sea water filter system,  the longevity is not long and rust... i recommend to use super duplex 32750

  3. VISHNU PA VISHNU PA India says:

    hardness of this material DIN 17155 HII

  4. BHUPENDRA BHATT BHUPENDRA BHATT India says:

    What will be suitable grade equivalent to SA 516 grade 60 for 700 mm diameter x 28 thick  seamless pipe.

  5. Uday Sharma Uday Sharma India says:

    IS SA516 Gr. 60 is equivalent to IS2002 Gr2 material?

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