A283 Steel Plate

A283 is a low carbon structural steel and Kloeckner Metals is proud to supply it routinely across our nationwide network of branches.

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General Info About A283

This grade is a low carbon structural steel that is formable and strong. It shows excellent weldability and machining capability, making it ideal for use in industrial and commercial structures. There are four grades: A, B, C, and D.

More Details About A283

  • Advantages/Disadvantages

    It is easy to form, machine, and weld. It is a high value general use structural steel.

  • Industries

    It is seen in the construction and railroad industries.

  • Applications

    It is used in riveted, bolted, and welded construction. This includes for use in bridges, warehouses, tanks, and industrial and commercial structures.

  • Machining

    It has good machinability.

  • Welding

    It has excellent weldability.

  • Heat Treatment

    It is heat treatable.

Frequently Asked Questions About A283

  • What is the difference between grades A, B, C , and D?

    There are four grades of this steel: A, B, C, D. Grades C and D are for structural and general use. For more information about the specifications for these two grades, please see the ATSM standards.

  • How does A283 compare to A36?

    A36 steel has slightly higher ductility and lower strength than A283. When comparing the two, grade C is the most similar in chemical composition.

  • Which grade has the highest tensile strength?

    Grade D shows the highest tensile strength at 415 – 515 MPa.

  • What's the difference between A283 and SA283?

    A283 is only used for general structural purposes, while SA283 meets requirements for use in boiler and vessel plates, in addition to structural applications.

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