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"

 

 

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%