Masteel – Your Source of Quality Steel

Masteel's stock materials are ordered to international standards with additional stringent restrictions applied to the chemical, mechanical and testing requirements. This ensures that where clients have more complex requirements they are able to comply using ex stock material.

Fast Track

In addition to Masteel's comprehensive stock range, they are able to offer a "Fast Track" option which allows for material to be produced according to your contract requirements, thus ensuring that projects are kept to budget and to schedule. Fast Track is available subject to order criteria – please ask for further details.

All materials are tested and certified in accordance with the respective standards including many European, American and British grades, new and old. Masteel's stock materials are ordered to international standards with additional stringent restrictions applied to the chemical, mechanical and testing requirements. This ensures that where clients have more complex requirements they are able to comply using ex stock material.

Sourcing & Material Control

Masteel have the flexibility to source material from a wide range of mills and fellow distributors meaning that we can offer customers bespoke solutions depending on their needs at time of enquiry.

Material received for stock is placed in quarantine until Masteel’s Quality Manager confirms the material conforms to the specification it was ordered against.

Material Testing

All plates are supplied fully certified to EN10204 3.1 or 3.2 as required, with full traceability usually by hard stamping. Additional client or third party inspection is available at the request of the client.

Where specific applications require materials with additional testing, Masteel can provide a complete testing service using independent UKAS – ISO EN17025 approved test houses. If testing requires EN10204 3.2 certification, tests would be witnessed by your nominated third party inspection agency.

Additional Testing

Additional testing available includes the following:

  • Charpy V Notch Impact Testing
    • Test to measure absorbed energy of a given material's notch toughness and acts as a tool to study temperature-dependent ductile-brittle transition

  • Through Thickness Testing (TTT)
  • Ultrasonic Testing
    • Non-destructive test where sound waves are passed through the material to determine whether there are internal flaws

  • Hardness Testing
  • Mechanical testing after Simulated PWHT
    • To ensure material retains the required mechanical properties after specified heat treatment cycles

  • Microstructural Examination
    • Examines material grain size and structure on a microstructural level

  • HIC testing according NACE
    • Tests to assess the susceptibility of material to hydrogen induced cracking

  • SSC/SOHIC testing according to NACE
    • Sulfide stress cracking
  • Bend testing
  • Elevated Temperature Tensile Testing
  • Chemical analysis

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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