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ASTM Grade A36 Structural Steel Technical Characteristic

Posted:2016/9/29 4:24:12

ASTM Grade A36 Structural Steel Technical Characteristic

ASTM A36 plate is a low carbon steel that exhibits good strength coupled with formability. ASTM Grade A36 Structural Steel has excellent welding properties and is suitable for grinding, punching, tapping, drilling and machining processes.

ASTM Grade A36 Chemical Composition



Carbon, C

0.25 - 0.290 %

Copper, Cu

0.20 %

Iron, Fe

98.0 %

Manganese, Mn

1.03 %

Phosphorous, P

0.040 %

Silicon, Si

0.280 %

Sulfur, S

0.050 %

ASTM Grade A36 Steel Physical Properties

Physical Properties




7.85 g/cm3

0.284 lb/in3

ASTM Grade A36 Structural Steel Mechanical Properties

Mechanical Properties



Tensile Strength, Ultimate

400 - 550 MPa

58000 - 79800 psi

Tensile Strength, Yield

250 MPa

36300 psi

Elongation at Break (in 200 mm)

20.0 %

20.0 %

Elongation at Break (in 50 mm)

23.0 %

23.0 %

Modulus of Elasticity

200 GPa

29000 ksi

Bulk Modulus (typical for steel)

140 GPa

20300 ksi

Poissons Ratio



Shear Modulus

79.3 GPa

11500 ksi

Applications of ASTM Grade A36

ASTM A36 plate is used in forming tanks, bins, bearing plates, fixtures, rings, templates, jigs, sprockets, cams, gears, base plates, forgings, ornamental works, stakes, brackets, automotive and agricultural equipment, frames, machinery parts.

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