A516 GD 60 Steel

A516 GD 60 steel plate is comparable to the P265GH and 430A/B grades.

 Typical Applications

  • Boilers
  • Pressure vessels
  • Valves
  • Heat exchangers

A516 Grade 60 (A516 GD 60) steel is a high-quality, versatile, and widely used material in the manufacturing of pressure vessels and boilers. This specific grade of steel is known for its exceptional strength, durability, and resistance to various environmental factors, making it a preferred choice in industries where safety and reliability are paramount.

A516 GD 60 steel is primarily composed of carbon and manganese, with additional alloying elements that enhance its mechanical properties. Its low carbon content makes it suitable for applications involving low-temperature service, as it maintains excellent notch toughness, even at sub-zero temperatures.

One of the defining characteristics of A516 GD 60 steel is its ability to withstand high-pressure environments. This property is crucial in the construction of pressure vessels used in the petrochemical, oil and gas, and power generation industries. The steel’s fine grain structure further enhances its toughness, ensuring it can withstand the stresses and strains imposed during operation.

In conclusion, A516 GD 60 steel is a reliable and robust material, well-suited for applications requiring strength, durability, and resistance to harsh conditions. Its use in pressure vessel and boiler manufacturing underscores its importance in ensuring the safety and efficiency of various industrial processes.

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    P&D Northern Steels are leading UK suppliers of A516 GD 60 Steel. We have supplied A516 GD 60 Steel to organisations in a variety of sectors for the last 50 years. With extensive stock levels, exceptional quality and customer service, we are experienced steel stockholders which can supply steel for a number of sectors. Please get in touch on 01706 848811 or fill in the contact form.

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