ASTM A36 Bar

a36 bar

Characteristics

A-36 steel bar is one of the most widely used carbon steel bars for construction and manufacturing. A36 bar is a hot rolled steel bar that is weldable, formable, and machinable.

Applications

Intermediate tensile strength carbon steel for use in riveted, bolted, or welded construction of bridges and buildings, manufactured parts and equipment.

Sizes of A36 Bar

  • Flat: Thicknesses: 0.125" thru 3"  Widths: up to 12"
  • Round: Diameter: 0.125" thru 12" Stock Lengths: 10' thru 24'
  • Square: Diameter: 0.250" thru 3"  Stock Lengths: 11' thru 24' 

Typical Chemical Properties

Carbon Max, %

.27

Manganese Max, %

1.20

Phosphorus Max, %

0.04

Sulfur

0.05

Silicon

0.15 – 0.40

Copper

0.20

Typical Mechanical Properties

Yield Point ksi, min

36

Tensile Strength ksi

58-80

% Elong. 2” Bend

23

Shapes over 426 lbs. per foot are silicon killed to insure uniform properties

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