ASTM A500 Tubing

hss astm a500

Characteristics

ASTM A500 is a standard specification for cold-formed welded and seamless carbon steel structural tubing in round, square and rectangular shapes. ASTM A500 is the most common specification in North America for Hollow Structural Sections (HSS).

Applications

ASTM A500 applications include structural supports, building columns, highway signs, oil field services and communication towers.

Sizes

Rectangle

Type: HREW

Widths: Rectangles equivalent to 2” sq through 20”

Round

Type: HREW

  • OD: ¾” – 20”
  • Wall Thickness: .113 - .625 

Square

Type: HREW

  • Widths 2” – 20”      
  • Wall Thickness: .125 - .625

*Typically CREW is available in 065 GA and lighter and OD sizes 2” and under

Fabricator Column Lengths

Rectangle

Type: HREW
  • Widths: 8" X 6" - 16" X 8" 
  • Wall Thicknes: .250 - .500
  • Lengths: 30', 34', 48' 

Square

Type: HREW

  • Widths: 8" - 12"   
  • Wall Thickness: .250 - .500
  • Lengths: 30', 34', 48'

 

 

 

Typical Chemical Properties

 

Grade B

Grade C

Carbon, Max %

0.260

0.230

Manganese, Max %

----

1.350

Phosphorus, Max %

0.035

0.035

Sulphur, Max %

0.035

0.035

Copper, when copper steel is

0.200

0.200

specified, Min %

 

 

 Typical Mechanical Properties

 

Grade B

Grade C

Tensile Strength, Min psi

58,000

62,000

Yield Strength, Min psi

46,000

50,000

Elongation in 2” Min

23%*

21%**

*.180” wall and over

 

 

**.120” wall and over

 

 

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