Characteristics of steel grade 17GS

Steel grade 17GS is a structural low alloy steel used for welded structures and produced to the requirements of DSTU 8541 and GOST 19281.

Classification: Structural low alloy steel.

Products: Steel plates, wide strip, rolled sections, structural shapes and formed sections.


Chemical composition of steel grade 17GS (heat analysis) according to GOST 8541, %

С Si Mn Ni S P Cr Cu
0.14-0.20 0.40-0.60 1.00-1.40 ≤ 0.30   ≤0.035  ≤0.030 ≤0.30    ≤0.30


Mechanical properties of steel plates and wide strips from steel 17GS according to DSTU 8541

Strength class
Rolled product thickness, mm
Yield strength, N/mm2 (min) Tensile strength, N/mm2 (min) Elongation, %
325 ≤60 325 450 21
345 ≤32 345 490 21


Equivalents of steel grade 17GS

Japan SM490A, SM490B, SM490C, SM490YA, SM490YB, SM520B, SM520C, SM53C, STK490, STKM16C, STKR490
European Union Fe510, Fe52CFN, Fe52DFN, S355J2G3, S355J0, S355JR
China 16Mn, 16MnDR, 16Mng, 16MnL, 16MnR, HP345
Sweden 2132, 2133, 2134, 2174
Australia St510D, St52F
South Korea STKM16C



Steel grade 17GS is used to make welded, riveted and bolted steel structures, casings, flanges and other welded parts operated in the temperature range from -40 to +475 °С.



Steel grade 17GS has no welding restrictions.

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