ASTM A537 Class 3

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Description

Steel for Pressure Vessel Plates, Heat-Treated, Carbon-Manganese-Silicon Steel

Related Standards

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Properties

General

PropertyValueComment

Density

7.8 - 7.9 g/cm³

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typical for low carbon steel

Mechanical

PropertyValueComment

Elastic modulus

200.0 - 215.0 GPa

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typical for low carbon steel

Elongation

20.0 - 22.0 %

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min. values depending on the thickness

Poisson's ratio

0.29 [-]

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typical for low carbon steel

Shear modulus

82.0 GPa

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typical for low carbon steel

Tensile strength

485.0 - 690.0 MPa

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range depending on the thickness

Yield strength

275.0 - 380.0 MPa

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ReH, min. values depending on the thickness, If not apparent, the yield strength Rp0.2 is measured

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

1.3199999999999999e-05 - 1.38e-05 1/K

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typical for low carbon steel

Max service temperature

500.0 °C

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typical for carbon steel

Melting point

1480.0 - 1526.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

465.0 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

25.0 - 93.0 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValueComment

Electrical resistivity

1.43e-07 - 1.7400000000000002e-07 Ω·m

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typical for carbon steel

Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Carbon

0.24 %

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Chromium

0.25 - 0.29 %

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depending on analysis

Copper

0.35000000000000003 - 0.38 %

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Manganese

0.64 - 1.72 %

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Molybdenum

0.08 - 0.09 %

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Nickel

0.25 - 0.28 %

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Phosphorus

0.025

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max.

Silicon

0.13 - 0.55 %

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Sulfur

0.025

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max.