BS1501-161-430 A/B Steel

BS1501-161-430 A/B steel, also known as Boiler and Pressure Vessel Plate or simply BS 161-430, is a specialized grade of structural steel with a primary focus on its application in pressure vessels and boilers. This British Standard steel is renowned for its exceptional strength, durability, and resistance to high-temperature and high-pressure environments, making it an ideal choice for industries where safety and reliability are paramount.

BS 1501-161-430 A/B steel is primarily composed of carbon, manganese, and silicon, with trace amounts of other elements to enhance its mechanical properties. It is characterized by its excellent weldability and low-temperature impact toughness, ensuring that it can be easily formed and fabricated into complex shapes while maintaining structural integrity.

One of its key attributes is its resistance to corrosion and oxidation at elevated temperatures, which is crucial for maintaining the integrity of pressure vessels and boilers operating under extreme conditions. This steel grade is often used in the construction of power plants, industrial boilers, and storage tanks where the need for consistent performance and safety is essential.

In summary, BS1501-161-430 A/B steel is a high-quality, versatile material that plays a critical role in ensuring the safety and reliability of pressure vessels and boilers in various industrial applications. Its exceptional properties make it a valuable choice for engineers and manufacturers in these industries.

With extensive stock levels, exceptional quality and customer service, we are leading steel stockholders for a number of sectors. Please get in touch on 01706 848811 or fill in the contact form.

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    P&D Northern Steels are leading UK suppliers of BS1501-161-430 A/B Steel. We have supplied BS1501-161-430 A/B 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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