ASTM A285 PVQ Steel Plate

A285 steel plates are intended for pressure vessels. Plates are normally supplied in the as-rolled condition.

Overview:

  • Supplied in as-rolled condition for pressure vessels when low or intermediate tensile strength is required.
  • Available in three grades: A, B and C.
  • Due to quickly shifting inventory with this grade of structural steel, please inquire about available sizes.

Minimum order weight in the USA is 20 tons. For orders weighing less than 20 tons, additional freight surcharges may be applied. Minimum order weight for orders outside of North America is 500 MT.

Material Properties

The following material properties are ASTM specifications and will be confirmed on the Mill Test Report.

Grades Yield Point (ksi) Tensile Strength (ksi) Min. 8” Elongation %
A 24 45-65 27
B 27 50-70 25
C 30 55-75 23

 

Chemical Composition

The following composition properties are ASTM specifications for A285 grades using heat analysis.

Grade A  
Carbon max 0.17%
Manganese max 0.90%
Phosphorus max 0.025%
Sulfur max 0.025%

 

Grade B  
Carbon max 0.22%
Manganese max 0.90%
Phosphorus max 0.025%
Sulfur max 0.025%

 

Grade C  
Carbon max 0.28%
Manganese max 0.90%
Phosphorus max 0.025%
Sulfur max 0.025%