A572-50 Plate

A572-50 Plate

Characteristics

ASTM A572-50 plate has a higher yield and tensile strength than A36 plate, combined with a lower weight. A572-50 plate is ductile and easy to form. It can be successfully machined with the appropriate techniques and is easy to weld. It is a high strength low alloy (HSLA) columbium-vanadium steel and is available in grades 42, 55, 60 and 65.

Applications

Applications for ASTM A572-50 plate include:

  • Bridge plates
  • Gusset plates
  • Base plates
  • Structural steel stiffeners

Sizes

3/16” – 4” (Greater than 4” thru 6” would be  A572Grade 42)

Typical Chemical Properties

Carbon, Max %

0.23

Manganese, Max %

1.35

Phosphorus, Max %

0.04

Sulphur, Max %

0.05

Typical Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength ksi

65

Yield 2% Offset ksi

50

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