S700MC High Yield Steel – Properties and Applications

S700MC – a high yield structural steel supplied under the EN10149: Part2 specification. Due to the materials high yield (700MPa min.) it can be used in a variety of load bearing applications.

Applications of S700MC High Yield Steel

Popularly, the steel is used for cold formed components including cold pressed parts and sections. Typical applications include steel frames, load bearing beams and pipework.

S700MC offers excellent bending and folding properties though case should be taken in ensuring that the steel is the right specification for the job.

Chemical Composition of S700MC High Yield Steel

The chemical composition of S700MC High Yield Steel is summarised in the following table.

Grade C Si Mn P S Al (min) Nb V Ti Mo B
S700MC 0.12 0.60 2.10 0.025 0.015 0.015 0.09 0.20 0.225 0.50 0.005

(Values % by mass – max unless otherwise stated)

Mechanical Properties of S700MC High Yield Steel

The mechanical properties of S700MC High Yield Steel are summarised in the following table.

Grade Yield Strength Tensile Strength Elongation
< 3mm ≥ 3mm
S700MC ≥ 700Mpa 750-950MPa ≥ 10% ≥ 12%

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

Equivalent Grades of S700MC High Yield Steel

The following grade is equivalent to S700MC High Yield Steel:

  • EN 10149 PT2

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

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