Products from steel 16GS

Characteristics of steel grade 16GS

Steel grade 16GS – structural low-alloy steel for welded structures that meets the requirements of GOST 19281 and DSTU 8541.

Classification: Low-alloy structural steel for welded structures.

Products: plate steel, wide-strip universal, rolled and shaped steel, roll-formed sections.  

 

Chemical composition of steel (ladle sample analysis) according to DSTU 8541, %

C Si Mn Ni S P Cr N Cu As
0,12 - 0,18 0,40 - 0,70 0,90 - 1,20 ≤0,30 ≤0,035 ≤0,030 ≤0,30 ≤0,008 ≤0,30 ≤0,08

 

Mechanical properties of 16GS steel sheet products according to DSTU 8541

Strength class Yield strength, N/mm2 (min) Tensile strength σв, N/mm2 (min) Elongation, % (min)
265 265 430 21
295 295 430 21
315 315 450 21
325 325 450 21

 

Analogues of steel 16GS

USA Gr.F, K01803
Japan SLA325A
European Union P295NH

 

Application

Steel 16GS is used in the production of high-strength metal structures with welded, bolted or riveted connections, as well as details and parts of steam boilers and vessels that operate under pressure, incl. at elevated temperatures.  

 

Welding

Steel grade 16GS has no welding restrictions.      

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