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Tag: Steel plates Mill Materials

The steel shapes, plates, and bars that make up most of the materials used for structural steel are produced by mills as hot-rolled products. These products are made in a batch process; each production run of steel comes from a ‘‘heat.’’ The  specific grade of steel in all mill products is identified by reference to the heat number. Through universal acceptance of ASTM

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Tag: Steel plates Steel-Quality Designations

Steel plates, shapes, sheetpiling, and bars for structural uses—such as the load-carrying members in buildings, bridges, ships, and other structures—are usually ordered to the requirements of ASTM A6 and are referred to as structural-quality steels. (A6 does not indicate a specific steel.) This specification contains general requirements for delivery related to chemical analysis, permissible variations in dimensions and weight, permissible

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