1.1 This specification covers high-strength, low-alloy, hot- and cold-rolled sheet and strip in cut lengths or coils, intended for use in structural and miscellaneous purposes, where savings in weight or added durability are important. These steels have enhanced atmospheric corrosion resistance and are supplied in two types: Type 2 contains 0.20 % minimum copper based on cast or heat analysis (0.18 % minimum Cu for product check). Type 4 contains additional alloying elements and provides a level of corrosion resistance substantially better than that of carbon steels with or without copper addition (Note 1). When properly exposed to the atmosphere, Type 4 steel can be used bare (unpainted) for many applications.
Note 1—For methods of establishing the atmospheric corrosion resistance of low-alloy steels, see Guide G 101.
1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A109/A109M Specification for Steel, Strip, Carbon (0.25 Maximum Percent), Cold-Rolled
A568/A568M Specification for Steel, Sheet, Carbon, Structural, and High-Strength, Low-Alloy, Hot-Rolled and Cold-Rolled, General Requirements for
A749/A749M Specification for Steel, Strip, Carbon and High-Strength, Low-Alloy, Hot-Rolled, General Requirements for
G101 Guide for Estimating the Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance of Low-Alloy Steels
alloy steel sheet; alloy steel strip; cold rolled steel sheet; cold rolled steel strip; high strength low alloy steel; hot rolled steel sheet; hot rolled steel strip; steel sheet; steel strip; Alloy steel sheet/strip--specifications; Atmospheric corrosion materials/applications--specifications; Cold-rolled steel sheet/strip--specifications; Hot-rolled steel sheet/strip--specifications; HSLA (high-strength low-alloy) steel sheet/strip--specifications;
ICS Number Code 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)
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