This specification covers cold-rolled, carbon steel sheets, in coils and cut lengths, in the following designations: commercial steels (CS Types A, B, and C); drawing steel (DS Types A and B); deep drawing steel (DDS); extra deep drawing steel (EDDS); structural steel (SS Grades 25, 30, 33 Types 1 and 2, 40 Types 1 and 2, 50, 60, 70, and 80); high-strength low-alloy steel (HSLAS Classes 1 and 2 of Grades 45, 50. 55, 60, 65, and 70), high-strength low-alloy steel with improved formability (HSLAS-F Grades 50, 60, 70, and 80); solution hardened steel (SHS); and bake hardenable steel (BHS). Conformance of the steel sheets to chemical composition requirements shall be tested by heat analysis. Specimens shall also undergo tension and bending tests and shall conform to specified values of tensile and yield strength, elongation, and bake hardening index. Unless otherwise indicated, sheet surfaces shall have a matte finish and shall be oiled.
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1.1 This specification covers cold-rolled, carbon, structural, high-strength low-alloy, high-strength low-alloy with improved formability, solution hardened, and bake hardenable steel sheet, in coils and cut lengths.
1.2 Cold rolled steel sheet is available in the designations as listed in 4.1.
1.3 This specification does not apply to steel strip as described in Specification A109/A109M.
1.4 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
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A568/A568M Specification for Steel, Sheet, Carbon, Structural, and High-Strength, Low-Alloy, Hot-Rolled and Cold-Rolled, General Requirements for
A941 Terminology Relating to Steel, Stainless Steel, Related Alloys, and Ferroalloys
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E517 Test Method for Plastic Strain Ratio r for Sheet Metal
E646 Test Method for Tensile Strain-Hardening Exponents (n -Values) of Metallic Sheet Materials
bake hardenable steel; bake hardening index; carbon steel sheet; cold-rolled steel sheet; commercial steel; deep drawing steel; drawing steel; extra deep drawing steel; high-strength low-alloy steel; high-strength low-alloy steel with improved formability; solution hardened steel; steel sheet; structural steel;
ICS Number Code 77.140.01 (Iron and steel products in general)
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