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ASTM A656 Grade 100 Steel Plate

Product Description

ASTM A656 Grade 100 is a high-strength, low-alloy structural steel plate produced in the normalized condition. ASTM A656/A656M is the standard specification for hot-rolled structural steel, high-strength low-alloy plate with improved formability. The Grade 100 designation indicates a minimum yield strength of 100 KSI (kips per square inch) or 690 MPa (megapascals). Due to its high strength and formability, Grade 100 steel plate is commonly used in heavy equipment, construction, and structural applications.

  • Thickness: Up to .375"
  • Width: Up to 72"
  • Yield Strength: >100 KSI
  • Tensile Strength: >100 KSI
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  • Formability
    Excellent cold formability, bending a guaranteed 1.5t inside bend radii in contrast to most A514 suppliers 2.0t radii

  • Weldability
    Grade 100 Steel can be welded at room temperatures without preheating. It is appropriate for all conventional welding methods without a propensity to hardening and cold cracking. Its CEQ is lower than a conventional Q&T plate

  • Surface
    Aside from its high strength, light weight features, Grade 100 Steel is temper pass leveled to assure flatness during processing, and hot rolled black plates from coil are brushed to provide a quality enhanced surface for appearance and finishing. For the very best surface and fabrication throughput, Steel Warehouse Grade 100 plates from coil can be supplied as pickled and oiled.

  • Mechanical Properties
    Grade 100 Steel readily meets the most demanding mechanical property tolerances

  • Chemical Composition
    Grade 100 Steel is a high strength low alloy (HSLA) steel containing low amounts of carbon (.10 max), phosphorous (.025) and sulfur (.006) resulting in a cleaner, more homogeneous material.

  • Price/Cost Value
    Very competitively priced compared with A514 material. Combine the qualities and benefits of Grade 100 Carbon Steel and you'll enjoy an unprecedented cost-value.

  • Consistent Surface and Fabrication Performance
    Stringent operational controls of the chemical composition and thermal practice result in product that will perform very consistently in the fabrication process and meeting demanding surface finish requirements.

Why Use Grade 100 From Steel Warehouse

Steel Warehouse has been supplying high-strength steel to solve customer problems for over 25 years. We've proven time and time again to have your winning solution.

  • Advanced grades offer lightweighting, greater payload and lift capacity
  • Inventory management with JIT delivery
  • Customized Lengths and Widths
  • Outstanding Customer Service
  • Design engineering and customer technical services provided by in-house Metallurgists
  • High-Quality Surface Finish
  • Brushed hot roll or pickled
  • Stress-free laser-quality flatness and dimensional stability

Specific Uses Include:

Whenever the value of the strength-to-weight-to-cost ratio (100ksi) is a high priority. Steel Warehouse was instrumental in bringing some of the first 100 ksi yield steel to the US market. Working with a valued supplier, we developed both applications and markets for what was then a “unicorn” product. Over the past 25 years, we and our supplying mill have refined the grade and processing parameters, resulting in the reliable product available today.

  • Rail Cars
  • School Buses
  • Earth Moving Equipment
  • Truck/Trailer Frames
  • Agriculture Equipment
  • RV Frames
  • Fire Trucks
  • Vehicle Chassis Members
  • Telescoping Crane Booms
  • Refuse/Hauling Vehicles
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