A36 Steel Plate

Available in standard and heavy thicknesses, ASTM A36 steel plate is one of the most popular materials used in structural applications in the United States.

Overview:

  • Popular steel plate grade used for a variety of structural applications.
  • Available for heavy steel plate applications in up to 18” thickness.
  • May have multiple specs certified on Mill Test Report, but guaranteed to be certified to meet ASTM A36.
  • Healthy inventories maintained in all Leeco® Steel distribution centers.
  • Ability to be riveted, bolted or welded.

Available Sizes

Due to its wide variety of uses, Leeco Steel keeps a ready stock of the following standard sizes in our distribution centers, but other sizes may be available for special orders.

  THICKNESS WIDTH LENGTH
A36 3/16" – 18" 48" – 120" Up to 480"

 

 

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.

  Yield Point (ksi) Tensile Strength (ksi) Min. 8" Elongation %
A36 36 58-80 20

 

Chemical Composition

The following composition properties are ASTM specifications for the A36 grade.

 

Up to 3/4" Thick  
Carbon max 0.25%
Phosphorus max 0.030%
Sulfur max 0.030%
Silicon 0.40% max
Copper min 0.20%

 

Over 3/4" to 1 1/2" Thick  
Carbon max 0.25%
Manganese 0.80-1.20%
Phosphorus max 0.030%
Sulfur max 0.030%
Silicon 0.15-0.40% max
Copper min 0.20%

 

Over 1 1/2" to 2 1/2" Thick  
Carbon max 0.26%
Manganese 0.80-1.20%
Phosphorus max 0.030%
Sulfur max 0.030%
Silicon 0.15-0.40% max
Copper min 0.20%

 

Over 2 1/2" to 4" Thick  
Carbon max 0.27%
Manganese 0.85-1.20%
Phosphorus max 0.030%
Sulfur max 0.030%
Silicon 0.15-0.40% max
Copper min 0.20%

 

Over 4" Thick  
Carbon max 0.29%
Manganese 0.85-1.20%
Phosphorus max 0.030%
Sulfur max 0.030%
Silicon 0.15-0.40% max
Copper min 0.20%