ASTM A36 Steel Plate

a36 plate

Characteristics

ASTM A36 plate is a low carbon steel that exhibits good strength coupled with formability. It is easy to machine and fabricate and can be securely welded. A36 is a common structural steel plate that can be galvanized to provide increased corrosion resistance.

Applications

A36 plate can be used for a wide range of applications, depending on the thickness and corrosion resistance of the alloy.  Some of the products manufactured using A36 structural steel plate are:

  • Buildings, including pre-fabricated buildings, warehouses, industrial and commercial structures
  • Cabinets, enclosures and housings
  • Pipe and tubing

A36 Steel Plate Sizes

3/16” – 28”

Typical Chemical Properties

Carbon, Max %

0.026

Manganese, Max %

0

Phosphorus, Max %

0.04

Sulphur, Max %

0.05

Silicon, Max %

0.4

Copper, Max %

0.20

Typical Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength ksi

58-80

Yield 2% Offset ksi

36

Plates and Bars: D,E

Elongation in 8in (min)

20%

Elongation in 2in (min)

23%

Shapes:

Elongation in 8in (min)

20%

Elongation in 2in (min)

21%

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