ASTM A516 Carbon Steel, Grade 70
Categories: Metal; Ferrous Metal; Alloy Steel; Low Alloy Steel; ASTM Steel; Carbon Steel; Low Carbon Steel

Material Notes: Carbon steel plate for moderate and lower temperature service.

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Key Words: SA516, ASTM A285
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Physical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Density 7.80 g/cc0.282 lb/in³Typical of ASTM Steel
Mechanical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Tensile Strength, Ultimate 485 - 620 MPa70300 - 89900 psi
Tensile Strength, Yield 260 MPa37700 psi
Elongation at Break 17 %17 %in 200mm
 21 %21 %in 50mm
Modulus of Elasticity 200 GPa29000 ksiTypical Carbon Steel
Bulk Modulus 160 GPa23200 ksiTypical for Steel
Poissons Ratio 0.290.29Typical Carbon Steel
Shear Modulus 80.0 GPa11600 ksiTypical for Steel
Electrical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Electrical Resistivity 0.0000170 ohm-cm0.0000170 ohm-cmTypical Carbon Steel
Thermal PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
CTE, linear 12.0 µm/m-°C6.67 µin/in-°FTypical Carbon Steel
Specific Heat Capacity 0.470 J/g-°C0.112 BTU/lb-°FTypical Carbon Steel
Thermal Conductivity 52.0 W/m-K361 BTU-in/hr-ft²-°FTypical Carbon Steel
Component Elements PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Carbon, C 0.31 %0.31 %may vary with plate thickness
Iron, Fe 98.315 %98.315 %as balance
Manganese, Mn 0.85 - 1.2 %0.85 - 1.2 %
Phosphorus, P 0.035 %0.035 %
Silicon, Si 0.15 - 0.40 %0.15 - 0.40 %
Sulfur, S 0.040 %0.040 %

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