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ASTM A36 Grade A36

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

7.8 - 7.9 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

200 - 215 GPa at 20 °C

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Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Elongation A200

A200

20 % at 20 °C

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Elongation A50

A50

21 - 23 % at 20 °C

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Poisson's ratio

ν

0.29 [-] at 20 °C

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Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Shear modulus

G

75 - 80 GPa at 20 °C

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Typical for Carbon Steel

Tensile strength

Rm

400 - 550 MPa at 20 °C

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Yield strength

YS

250 MPa at 20 °C

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Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

1.32E-5 - 1.38E-5 1/K at 20 °C

Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Max service temperature

Tmax

500 °C

Typical for Carbon Steel

Melting point

Tm

1480 - 1526 °C

Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Specific heat capacity

cp

465 - 483 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Typical for Carbon Steel

Thermal conductivity

λ

36 - 54 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Typical for Carbon Steel

Electrical

Electrical resistivity

ρel

1.43E-7 - 1.74E-7 Ω·m at 20 °C

Typical for Carbon Steel

Magnetic

Curie temperature

Tc

770 °C

Typical for Low Carbon Steel

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Si

0.4 %

C

0.26 %

Cu

0.2 %

S

0.05 %

P

0.04 %

This material data has been provided by ASTM.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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