A514

A514 steel plate—also known as T1 steel—is a high strength, machinable, and weldable steel that Kloeckner Metals routinely stocks across its nationwide 40+ branches.

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Typical Standards

Thickness (Metric/Imperial)WidthLength
3/16" - 8"48" - 120"96" - 480"

General Info About A514

A514 is a low carbon alloy steel that is high in value. It offers high performance for high-wear machine applications and structural use.

More Details About A514

  • Advantages/Disadvantages

    A514 steel has high strength and is made to resist impact and corrosion. Therefore, it is useful in applications where abrasion resistance and high impact resistance are required.

  • Industries

    It is often used in the construction, mining, and manufacturing industries.

  • Applications

    Common applications for A514 steel plate are mining equipment, bridges, bucket components, and hauling and lifting devices.

  • Machining

    It has good machinability.

  • Welding

    It is good for welding.

  • Heat Treatment

    It is heat treatable.

Chemical Properties

SiFeMnCrMoTiBVC
0.2898.00.850.48.20.020.0030.050.27-0.30

Mechanical Properties

Mechanical Properties
MetricImperial
Tensile Strength, Ultimate760 - 895 MPa110,000 - 130,000 psi
Tensile Strength, Yield690 MPa100,000 psi
Elongation at Break (in 50 mm)18%18%
Modulus Elasticity190 - 210 GPa27,557 - 30,458 ksi
Bulk Modulus (Typical for Steel)140 GPa203,000 ksi
Poissons Ratio0.27-0.300.27-0.30
Shear Modulus (Typical for Steel)80 GPa116,000 ksi

Frequently Asked Questions about A514

  • What is ASTM A514 steel?

    ASTM A514 Steel is the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) designation for quenched and tempered alloy steel with a yield strength of 100,000 psi.

     

     

  • Is A514 the same as T1 Steel?

    Yes, it is the same as T1 steel.

  • How do you weld A514 steel?

    It is a low alloy high strength steel. It will harden if heated beyond its transition temperature and then cools too quickly. So, preheating the steel before welding will slow the cooling rate. It’s also best to be methodical about weld sequencing, which will also help maintain viable temperature.

  • What is the hardness of A514 steel?

    It has a Brinell Hardness Number between 235 and 293 HBW.

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