What is ASTM A588 grade B?

ASTM A588 Grade B is a low alloy structural steel with high strength and enhanced resistance to atmospheric corrosion. It is also known as weathering steel, as it can withstand the effects of weathering over time. ASTM A588 gr b strip forms a protective rust like appearance when exposed to weather elements. The patina helps protect it from further corrosion. ASTM A588 gr b coil is used in construction & structural applications.

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ASTM A588 grade B plate

What is the purpose of A588 gr. B weathering steel plate?

ASTM A588 gr b weathering steel plates can be exposed to harsh weather conditions or corrosive environments. The material shows excellent strength and durability which makes it suitable for various engineering projects. The rust like layer on the ASTM A588 gr.b plate improves corrosion resistance and reduces the need for additional painting or coating.

These unique properties make ASTM A588 grade b plates ideal for outdoor structures like bridges, buildings, towers, etc. Thus, it can be said that ASTM A588 gr b plates are used where strength and weather resistance are crucial factors.

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ASTM A588 gr b plate

ASTM A588 gr b plate

A588 gr b weathering steel plate

A588 gr b weathering steel plate

ASTM A588 gr.b sheet

ASTM A588 gr.b sheet

What types of cutting methods are most commonly utilized with A588 gr. B plate?

ASTM A588 grade b steel plate can be cut using different methods and its selection depends on the thickness & complexity of the cuts required. The most common ones are:

  • Plasma- using high-velocity jet of ionized gas.
  • Laser- with a focused laser beam.
  • Oxy-Fuel- it includes fuel gas and oxygen to create a high temperature flame that melts and cuts the steel.
  • Waterjet- using high pressure jet of water mixed with abrasive particles.
  • Shearing- a straightforward cutting method for thinner plates.

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ASTM A588 grade B plate specification

ASTM A588 grade B plate specification

 

Thickness Width Length
0.188 to 4.90 inch 72 to 131.9 inch 240 to 1020 inch
Standard Application Cutting Service
ASTM A588 Pedestrian Bridges, Buildings flame, laser, plasma, waterjet
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Various types of ASTM A588 gr b weathering steel plate

ASTM A588 grade b coil

ASTM A588 grade b coil

  • DWT test
  • V-Notch impact test
  • PWHT test

A588 gr b weather resistant steel plate

A588 gr b weather resistant steel plate

  • Width: 900 to 4800 mm
  • Thickness: 5 to150 mm
  • Length:: 3000 to 12000 mm

ASTM A588 grade b strip

ASTM A588 grade b strip

  • Laser Cutting
  • Waterjet cutting
  • Plasma Cutting
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Size range of ASTM A588 gr.B plate
GRADE PRODUCT TYPE WIDTH
(in)
THICKNESS
(in)
LENGTH
(in)
Grade B Plate 72 – 120 0.250 – 2.000 240 – 1020
Grade B Plate 72 – 96 0.188 – 0.500 240 – 720
Grade B Plate 72 – 131.9 2.01 – 4.90 240 – 1020
ASTM A588 gr.b corten steel plate equivalent
France AFNOR Europe EN Germany DIN,WNr Italy UNI England BS China GB Russia GOST
S355J2G1W WTSt 52-3 Fe 510 D2K1 WR 50 C
A588 gr b coil mechanical properties
PRODUCT TYPE THICKNESS
(in)
GRADE ELONGATION IN 8″ 1)
(MIN %)
TENSILE STRENGTH
(ksi)
YIELD STRENGTH
(MIN ksi)
ELONGATION IN 2″ 1)
(MIN %)
Plate 4.01 – 4.90 Grade B 67 46 21
0.188 – 4.00 Grade B 18 70 50 21
ASTM A588 grade b sheet chemical properties
Grade CR MN P C S SI NI CO V
B 0.40-0.70% 0.75 – 1.35% 0.030% 0.20% 0.030% 0.15 – 0.50% 0.50% 0.20-0.40% 0.01-0.10%
Destructive and non-destructive testing of A588 gr b strip
  • Large-scale test
  • Mechanical examining
  • Positive material recognition.
  • Firmness test
  • Chemical examination-Spectro analysis
  • Pitting protection test
Stocked sizes of ASTM A588 gr.b plate
Gauge 48″ Wide 72″ Wide 96″ x 240″ (W” x L”) 60″ Wide
1/4″
3/16″
3/8″
5/16″
1/2″
3/4″
5/8″
1 1/8″
1″
1 1/4″
1 1/2″
1 3/8″
1 3/4″
2″
Gauge chart of ASTM A588 gr b weathering steel plate
GRADE WIDTH (INCHES) GAUGE (INCHES) LENGTH (INCHES)
A588 96/120 0.2500 240/480
96 0.1875
96/120 0.3125
0.5000
0.3750
0.6250
0.8750
1.0000
0.7500
1.1250
1.5000
1.2500
1.7500
2.2500
2.5000
2.0000
2.7500
3.2500 240
3.5000 240
3.0000 240/480
3.7500 240
96 5.0000
96/120 4.0000
96 6.0000
ASTM A588 gr b sheet packaging
  • Wooden boxes
  • Carton boxes
  • Shrink-wrapped
  • Wooden pallets
  • Wooden crates

Which requirements should I demand to ASTM A588 grade B steel plate supplier?

  • The supplier must provide material test certificates..
  • The supplier is certified and complies with relevant quality & industry standards.
  • Clarify the expected delivery date to avoid delays.
  • Ask for information on how the ASTM A588 gr b corten plates will be packaged & handled during transit to prevent damage.
  • Negotiate on the pricing and agree on favorable payment terms.
  • Customer support and after-sales services should be good to address any potential issues or concerns.
  • Discuss ASTM A588 gr b plates customization to meet specific project requirements.
  • Ensure the supplier follows all relevant safety, environmental and legal regulations.

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How do I choose the right ASTM A588 gr. B corten steel plate for my application?

  • Determine the purpose of the ASTM A588 gr.b corten steel plate.
  • Consider the environment the plate will be exposed to.
  • Select the appropriate thickness based on the structural requirements and load bearing capacity of your project.
  • Evaluate the level of corrosion resistance required for the application.

By analyzing the above points, you will be able to find the right specifications for your plate.

What are the features and standard sizes of ASTM A588 grade B weather resistant steel plate ?

  • ASTM A588 grade b weather resistant steel plate forms a protective rust like layer on the surface when exposed to the environment. It enhances the corrosion resistance properties and makes it suitable for outdoor applications.
  • It has high tensile and yield strength.
  • The weathered patina gives it a unique and rustic appearance to the plate.
  • due to the natural patina elimination, there is no need for painting or coating which reduces maintenance requirements.

The standard sizes of ASTM A588 gr b corrosion resistant steel plate have thicknesses between 4 to 100 mm, width between 1500 to 4500 mm and length between 3000 to 18000 mm.

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