ASTM A572 Plate
Chemical Composition
Carbon .21-.26
Manganese 1.35
Phosphorus .04
Sulphur .05
Silicon .15/.40
Other Elements .01/.15 V
Properties
Min. Tensile Strength: 65,000 psi
Min. Yield Strength: 50,000 psi
Typical Uses
  • Bridges
  • Buildings
  • Automotive & truck parts
  • Railroad cars
  • Cargo containers
  • Tote boxes
  • LP gas cylinders
  • Construction equipment
  • Line pipe and structural tubing
  • Lighting standards & transmission poles

ASTM A572 Plate

Alro stocks ASTM A572, a high strength, low alloy steel plate that offers an optimum combination of strength, weldability and notch toughness with economy. ASTM A572's Post-weld heat treatment may degrade head-affected zone strength and toughness. Pretesting of specific welding and post-weld heat treating procedures is recommended to assure optimization of final property levels.

ASTM A572 is a high strength, low alloy steel plate. It offers an optimum combination of strength, weldability and notch toughness. Applications include: bridges, buildings, automotive and truck parts, railroad cars, cargo containers, tote boxes, construction equipment, structural tubing, lighting standards and transmission poles.