S500MC High Yield Steel - Properties and Applications

S500MC is a high strength hot rolled structural steel used for cold formed components. As S500MC is a load bearing steel, considerations regarding suitability need to be made at the procurement stage.

Applications of S500MC High Yield Steel

The material is used in a variety of applications including structural beams, frames and as cold rolled steel sections. The steel benefits from good weldability but heat treatment should be avoided as this is known to reduce the yield strength of the material.

Chemical Composition of S500MC High Yield Steel

The Chemical Composition of S500MC High Yield Steel are summarised in the following table.

Grade C Si Mn P S Al (min) Nb V Ti Mo B
S500MC 0.12 0.50 1.70 0.025 0.015 0.015 0.09 0.20 0.15 - -

(Values % by mass - max unless otherwise stated)

Mechanical Properties of S500MC High Yield Steel

The mechanical properties of S500MC High Yield Steel are summarised in the following table.

Grade Yield (MPa) Tensile (MPa) Elongation
< 3mm ≥ 3mm
S500MC ≥ 500MPa 550-700MPa ≥ 12% ≥ 14%

(Please note: the technical information above is for guidance only - for exact specifications please check with our Sales Team)

Equivalent Grades of S500MC High Yield Steel

The following grade is equivalent to S500MC High Yield Steel:

  • EN 10149 PT2

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Masteel UK Ltd.

For more information on this source, please visit Masteel UK Ltd

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Comments

  1. Amit Singh Amit Singh Singapore says:

    how can we make S500MC corrosion resistant ???

  2. ss ss ss ss India says:

    Tube required which having min Yield 483 Mpa equivalent is S500 MC, pls suggest supplier near by Pune or in India.

  3. San Ho San Ho Vietnam says:

    Hello everybody.

    I need S420MC Hollow Square Tube. Can you introduce which Mill or which suppliers I can contact to ask about this material?

    Thanks!

  4. San Ho San Ho Vietnam says:

    Hello.

    Who can introduce which Mill or which supplier I can contact to buy S420MC Hollow Square Tube?

    Thanks!

  5. Galaxy Enterprise Galaxy Enterprise Bangladesh says:

    does HR coils with Tensile Strength of more than 500 have problems in unrolling (cutting into plate)

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