Steel for Pressure Vessels & Boilers

S.
No.

Specification & Description

Grade
60 (415)

1

ASTM A 515 grade Pressure vessel plates for intermediate &
high temperature service

65 (450)
70 (485)

2

ASTM A 516 grade
Pressure vessel plates for moderate & low tempera-ture
service

55 (380)

Pressure vessel plates for intermediate & high temperature
service

ASTM A 537 class I
High strength pressure vessel plates-heat treated

5

ASTM A387M
Steel alloy for high temp. & pressure vessels

S

P

Si

0.24

0.90

0.035

0.035

0.15-

max

max

max

max

0.40

0.28

0.90

0.035

0.035

0.15-

max

max

max

max

0.40

0.31

1.20

0.035

0.035

0.15-

max

max

max

max

0.40

0.18

0.60-

0.035

0.035

0.15-

0.90

max

max

0.40

0.60-

0.035

0.035

0.15-

max

0.90

max

max

0.40

0.24

0.85-

0.035

0.035

0.15-

max

1.20

max

max

0.40

0.27

0.85-

0.035

0.035

0.15-

max

1.20

max

max

0.40

0.18

0.50-

0.040

0.035

0.15-

max

1.20

max

max

0.35

0.20

0.50-

0.040

0.035

0.15-

max

1.20

max

max

0.35

0.22

0.50-

0.040

0.035

0.15-

max

1.20

max

max

0.35

0.24

0.70-

0.040

0.035

max

1.35

max

max

Gr 2 Cl-

0.05-

0.55-

1

0.21

0.80

Cl-2

-

-

Gr 11

0.05-

0.40-

Cl-1

0.17

0.65

60 (410)

1
2
3

4

Mn

max

70 (485)
IS 2002-1992

C

0.21

65 (450)

3

Chemistry (%)

-

0.035max 0.035max
-

-

0.035max 0.035max

Mechanical Properties

Cr

Ni

Cu

Mo

Nb+V+Ti

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

YS

UTS

%El

220

415-

21

min

550

min

240

450-

19

min

585

min

260

485-

17

min

620

min

205

380-

23

min

515

min

220

415-

21

min

585

min

240

450-

19

min

585

min

260

485-

17

min

620

min

235

360-

24

min

480

min

265

410-

22

min

510

min

290

460-

21

min

560

min

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.15-

0.25

0.25

0.35

0.08

0.15

345

485-

22

0.50

max

max

max

max

max

min

620

min

0.15-

0.50 -

0.40

0.80

-

-

-

228min

-

-

-

-

-

310min

0.15-

0.80 -

0.40

1.15

-

-

-

242min

0.45 60
0.45 60

380-

22

550

min

485-

22

620

min

415-

22

585

min

23max 0.05- 0.150.90max 0.40 0.45 65 0.035max C 0.0 .5 - - - - - - - 0.60 Cl-2 6 - - - - 0.90max 0.035max 0.035max 0.150.5 - - ASTM A204M-93 A 0.65 Cl-2 - - Gr22 Cl- 0.035max 0.05- 0.15 0.90max 0.0 .035max 0.Cl-2 - - Gr 12 0.20max 0.035max 0.035max Steel alloy for pressure vessel plate B 0.17 0.035max 0.500.1.30- 1 0.035max 0.901.10 - - 310min - 228min - 275min - 210min - 310min 515- 22 690 min 380- 22 550 min 450- 23 585 min 415- 18 585 min 515- 18 690 min 255 450- 23 min 585 min - - - - - - - - - - 275min - - - - - 295min 485- 21 620 min 515- 20 655 min .40 - - - 0.035max - - 0.40 0.18max 0.40- Cl-1 0.50max 2.150.2.80 - - - - 1.