Active Standard: A690 / A690M - 13a
Add requirement for killed steels only. Rimmed steels, rimmed and capped steels, and semi-killed steels for structural applications are no longer used or commercially available to any significant extent. It is also recognized that these steelmaking practices are no longer consistent with new steel making technologies that have enhanced the performance of todays structural steels.
Keywordsbulkheads; corrosion resistance; dock walls; excavations; high-strength; H-piles; low-alloy; marine environments; sea walls; sheet piling; steel; structural steel ; Basic-oxygen steel; Bulkheads; Cofferdams; Corrosive service applications; Dock walls; Electric-furnace steel; Excavation site; H-piles; HSLA (high-strength low-alloy) steel--specifications; Marine systems/subsystems/equipment (steel)--specifications; Open-hearth steel--specifications; Piles; Sea walls; Sheet piling; Steel sheet piling--specifications; Structural steel (SS) piles--specifications
Ballot Item Approved as A690/A690M-2013 and Pending Publication