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1.1 This specification covers structural quality carbon steel plates furnished to chemical composition requirements.
1.2 The plates are available in several standard steel grades and non-standard grades.
1.3 The plates are usually furnished in the as-rolled (hot-rolled) condition.
1.4 Supplementary requirements are provided for additional requirements that may be specified on the order.
1.5 When the steel is to be welded, it is presupposed that a welding procedure suitable for the grade of steel and intended use or service will be utilized. See Appendix X3 of Specification A 6/A 6M for information on weldability.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A6/A6M Specification for General Requirements for Rolled Structural Steel Bars, Plates, Shapes, and Sheet Piling
ICS Number Code 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)
UNSPSC Code 30102204(Steel plate)