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Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification

A) General Information :- Standard Specification for GB 700 – Chinese
Select Specification GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 Designation Grade Q195 Grade Q215A Grade Q215B Grade Q235A Grade Q235B Grade Q235C Grade Q235D Grade Q255A Grade Q255B Grade Q275 Product Form bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape bar, plate, strip, shape Alloy Group carbon steel carbon steel carbon steel carbon steel carbon steel carbon steel carbon steel carbon steel carbon steel carbon steel Title Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Carbon Structural Steels Notes details details details details details details details details details details ICS Number 77.140.20 77.140.20 77.140.20 77.140.20 77.140.20 77.140.20 77.140.20 77.140.20 77.140.20 77.140.20 Status Current Current Current Current Current Current Current Current Current Current

B) Chemical Composition
Specification GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 Designation Grade Q195 Grade Q215A Grade Q215B Grade Q235A Grade Q235B Grade Q235C Grade Q235D

C 0.06 - 0.12 0.09 - 0.15 0.09 - 0.15 0.14 - 0.22 0.12 - 0.20 0.18 max. 0.17 max.

Mn 0.25 - 0.50 0.25 - 0.55 0.25 - 0.55 0.30 - 0.65 0.30 - 0.70 0.35 - 0.80 0.35 - 0.80

P 0.045 max. 0.045 max. 0.045 max. 0.045 max. 0.045 max. 0.040 max. 0.035 max.

S 0.050 max. 0.050 max. 0.045 max. 0.050 max. 0.045 max. 0.040 max. 0.035 max.

Si 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max.

Cr 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max.

Ni 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max.

Cu 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max. 0.30 max.

N 0.008 max. 0.008 max. 0.008 max. 0.008 max. 0.008 max. 0.008 max. 0.008 max.

As 0.080 max. 0.080 max. 0.080 max. 0.080 max. 0.080 max. 0.080 max. 0.080 max.

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080 max. 0.460 375 . 0.18 .460 375 . or normalized details 2 .30 max. 235 min. Heat Treatment Notes hot-rolled. 26 min.70 0.410 335 .410 335 . details details details C) Mechanical Properties Specification Designation GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 Grade Q195 Grade Q195 Grade Q195 Grade Q215A Grade Q215A Grade Q215A Grade Q215A Grade Q215A Grade Q215A Grade Q215B Grade Q215B Grade Q215B Grade Q215B Grade Q215B Grade Q215B Grade Q235A Grade Q235A Grade Q235A Grade Q235A Grade Q235A Grade Q235A Grade Q235B Grade Q235B Grade Q235B Grade Q235B Grade Q235B Grade Q235B Section Thickness / Diameter (mm) Yield Strength (MPa) Tensile Strength (MPa) % Elongation t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 t > 40 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 ------215 min. 175 min. or normalized details hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled details details details details details details hot-rolled. 26 min. 225 min. control-rolled. 215 min.390 335 .460 375 . 23 min. 0.28 0.410 335 .045 max. control-rolled.30 max.460 375 .410 335 . or normalized details hot-rolled. or normalized details hot-rolled.460 375 .410 335 . 195 min. 29 min. 0. or normalized details hot-rolled.80 Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification 0. control-rolled.28 0. 24 min. 26 min.30 max.410 335 . 24 min.008 max. 25 min.30 max.50 . 29 min. control-rolled. control-rolled.390 315 .40 . control-rolled. or normalized details hot-rolled. 165 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. 225 min. 27 min.0.Eltel Middle East. 215 min.0.460 375 .70 0. or normalized details hot-rolled. 0. or normalized details hot-rolled. 0. 215 min. control-rolled. 0.460 375 . --31 min. 175 min. 205 min.008 max. control-rolled. or normalized details hot-rolled. control-rolled. 195 min.0. 30 min. 205 min.045 max. 30 min.30 max. 0. 0.080 max. 31 min. 0.410 375 . 0.18 . 0. 205 min.045 max. 0. GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 Grade Q255A Grade Q255B Grade Q275 0. 28 min. 0.460 375 . control-rolled.0.30 max. Syria . 22 min.008 max. control-rolled. 185 min.460 33 min. 22 min. 21 min. control-rolled. 26 min. 0. 0.38 0.050 max.0. or normalized details hot-rolled. 195 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. 0. control-rolled.30 max. 0. 165 min.080 max. 32 min.460 375 . 23 min. 205 min.30 max.0.050 max. 185 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. 315 .410 335 .30 max.30 max.460 375 .410 335 . 28 min.35 max. 195 min. 185 min. 0.460 375 . 27 min. 0.40 . 25 min. 0. or normalized details hot-rolled. 235 min. 0.28 .410 335 .30 max. 0.045 max.410 335 . or normalized details hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled details details details details details details hot-rolled. 21 min.410 335 . control-rolled.390 315 . 185 min. control-rolled.

or normalized details hot-rolled. 215 min. 235 min. 25 min. control-rolled. 26 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. or normalized details hot-rolled.460 375 . 23 min.460 375 . 375 . 24 min.460 26 min. 225 min. 195 min.Eltel Middle East. GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 Grade Q235C Grade Q235C Grade Q235C Grade Q235C Grade Q235C Grade Q235C Grade Q235D Grade Q235D Grade Q235D t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification 235 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. control-rolled. 22 min. 24 min. or normalized details 3 . hot-rolled.460 375 . 25 min.460 375 . control-rolled. control-rolled. or normalized details hot-rolled. control-rolled. 215 min. or normalized details hot-rolled.460 375 . 21 min.460 375 . Syria . control-rolled. or normalized details hot-rolled. control-rolled. control-rolled.460 375 . 185 min. 205 min. 225 min. or normalized details hot-rolled.460 375 . control-rolled.

control-rolled. 185 min.460 410 .510 410 . F 27 27 27 °C 20 20 0 details details details Notes 4 .460 375 . or normalized details hot-rolled. V. 375 .610 490 . control-rolled. 235 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. Syria . 215 min.610 490 . V.460 375 . 22 min. 245 min. 20 min. 275 min. 225 min. 24 min. 205 min. 22 min. control-rolled. 245 min. control-rolled.610 490 . or normalized details hot-rolled.510 410 . 215 min.510 410 .610 490 . or normalized details hot-rolled. 23 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. 255 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. 17 min. 255 min. 245 min. control-rolled. control-rolled. Test Piece J Avg GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 Grade Q215B Grade Q235B Grade Q235C L. Specification GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 GB 700-88 Designation Section Thickness / Diameter (mm) Grade Q235D Grade Q235D Grade Q235D Grade Q255A Grade Q255A Grade Q255A Grade Q255A Grade Q255A Grade Q255A Grade Q255B Grade Q255B Grade Q255B Grade Q255B Grade Q255B Grade Q255B Grade Q275 Grade Q275 Grade Q275 Grade Q275 Grade Q275 Grade Q275 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤40 40 < t ≤60 60 < t ≤100 100 < t ≤150 t > 150 Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification Yield Strength (MPa) Tensile Strength (MPa) % Elongation 205 min.510 410 . 24 min. 225 min. 19 min.510 410 . or normalized details hot-rolled. or normalized details hot-rolled. 235 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. control-rolled. or normalized details ) Impact !est ata Absorbed Energy Specification Designation Temp. or normalized details hot-rolled. 18 min.510 410 . 255 min. or normalized details hot-rolled. 16 min. control-rolled. 20 min. 235 min. 19 min. F L. 23 min.510 410 .510 410 . control-rolled.Eltel Middle East. Heat Treatment Notes hot-rolled. control-rolled. 195 min. F L.610 23 min. or normalized details hot-rolled.510 410 . 21 min. 265 min.510 490 .510 410 . 19 min. V. or normalized details hot-rolled.610 490 . control-rolled. or normalized details hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled hot-rolled or control-rolled details details details details details details hot-rolled.510 410 . 21 min. 225 min. control-rolled. 20 min. 15 min. control-rolled. control-rolled. control-rolled. 21 min. 22 min. 205 min.

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60% for rimmed steels. The silicon content shall be less than or equal to 0. cast feed and the products made from them. Chemical composition requirements may be applied to steel billets. Grade Q235B The manganese content shall be up to 0. Cu 0. including continuously cast feed/bloom.17% for semi-killed steels. the arsenic content shall be decided by agreement between the purchaser and the supplier. Syria . If the manufacturer can guarantee that residual element content meets the specifications. less than or equal to 0. If the steel meets the given mechanical property requirements. and greater than or equal to 0. the arsenic analysis may be avoided.30% and Cr 0. analysis for these elements may be avoided. For steels made from iron smelted from arsenic-containing minerals.30%.Eltel Middle East. If there is no arsenic in the source materials.12% for fully killed steels. the listed minimums for carbon and manganese contents are not required for product delivery.30%. Ni 0. 6 .07% for rimmed steels. but their contents shall be reported in the quality certificate.008% (for basic oxygen furnace steels). Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification "ote for #$%& B: GB 700-88. The following residual element maximums are allowed: N 0.

20 details 77.140.140. strip. plate. strip. plate.20 details 77. shape bar. plate.140. strip plate. strip. shape plate.20 alloy steel Superior Atmospheric Corrosion Resisting Structural Steel details 77.140. strip.75 GB/T 4171-2000 Grade Q345GNHL GB/T 8163-1999 Grade Q345 carbon steel Seamless Steel Tubes for Liquid Service 7 . plate. shape plate. Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification A) 'i(h Stren(th lo) allo* steel – General Information Select Specification GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 Designation Grade Q345A Grade Q345B Grade Q345C Grade Q345D Grade Q345E Product Form bar. strip seamless tube welded tube. shape seamless tube Alloy Group Title Notes ICS Number Status details 77.140. strip. strip.140. seamless tube plate.Eltel Middle East.140.20 details 77. Syria . plate.140.20 details 77. shape bar.50 details 77.75 details 77.20 details 77.140. shape bar.140.140. shape bar.50 details 77.75 Current Current Current Current Current Current Current Current Current Current Current Current carbon steel High Strength Low Alloy Structural Steels carbon steel High Strength Low Alloy Structural Steels carbon steel High Strength Low Alloy Structural Steels carbon steel High Strength Low Alloy Structural Steels carbon steel High Strength Low Alloy Structural Steels carbon steel Corrosion Resistant Steel Plates and Strips for Container alloy steel Corrosion Resistant Steel Plates and Strips for Container GB/T 18982-2003 Grade Q345GNHJ GB/T 18982-2003 Grade Q345GNHLJ GB/T 3093-2002 GB/T 3094-2000 GB/T 4171-2000 Grade Q345A Grade Q345 Grade Q345GNH carbon steel High-Pressure Seamless Steel Tubes for Diesel Engine --Cold Drawn Shaped Steel Tubes carbon steel Superior Atmospheric Corrosion Resisting Structural Steel details 77. strip.140.20 details 77.

00 .50 1. 0.02 .20 max.55 max.30 1. --0.0. 0.20 0. 0.20 max.0.30 max.00 1.30 1.30 max.02 . 0. 0.20 max. 0.90 0. 0.60 1.65 max.55 max.30 max.50 0. 0.025 max. 0.0. --- V 0.20 0.25 0.02 .00 .030 max.50 0.035 max. 0. 0.30 max.15 --.12 0.02 . 0.25 0. Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification B) Chemical Composition Specification Designation C Mn P S Si Cr Ni V Al Cu Ti Nb Notes GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345A 0. 1.02 0.65 max.30 max.30 max.045 max.18 max.25 0. 0.30 max. 0. 0. 0.035 max.20 0.030 max.00 1.75 --0.015 0.18 max.02 0. 0.00 1.55 max.70 0.035 max.0.50 0. Syria .025 max. 0.60 0.12 max.25 0.60 0.07 .1. 0. 0.040 max.0.15 --.60 1.0. --- Si Cr Ni 0.02 .60 0.30 max.060 --------------- Notes details details details details details --details details details details 0. ----0.0. 0.12 0.1.20 0. 0.25 0. 0.55 max. --0. 0. 0. 0.030 max.30 max.045 max.03 max.55 --0. 0.015 . 0.30 max.015 min.030 max. 0.030 max.20 0.50 0.035 max.07 .060 0. --0.0. --0.25 --- GB/T 8163-1999 Grade Q345 8 .015 min. 0.55 max.030 max.07 .20 max.15 0.02 .Eltel Middle East.55 max. ------0.040 max. --------------- Cu Ti Nb 0.30 max. ----- GB/T 3093-2002 Grade Q345A GB/T 3094-2000 Grade Q345 GB/T 4171-2000 GB/T 4171-2000 Grade Q345GNH Grade Q345GNHL 0.30 max.0.20 0.0. 0.060 details Specification GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 189822003 GB/T 189822003 Designation C Grade Q345C Grade Q345D Grade Q345E Grade Q345GNHJ Grade Q345GNHLJ 0.15 --------------- Al 0.015 0.030 max.30 max.060 0.30 max.12 max. 0.75 ------0. 0.15 0.12 max.015 0.30 max.12 0.00 1.015 min.25 0.20 0.02 .30 max.015 . 0.060 details GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345B 0.0.15 --- S 0.07 . 0. 0.0. 0. --0.02 0. 0.0.60 0.20 0.25 0.30 max.0.0. --- Mn 1. 1.20 max. 0. --0.20 0.60 --0. 0.50 --- P 0. 0.12 max.20 0.50 0. 0.

630 470 .Eltel Middle East. or normalized and details tempered hot rolled. or normalized and details tempered hot rolled. 275 min. normalized. or normalized and details tempered hot rolled. normalized. control rolled.630 470 . control rolled. control rolled. 21 min. 21 min.630 470 . 295 min. normalized. 21 min. or normalized and details tempered hot rolled. 21 min. normalized. control rolled. or normalized and details tempered hot rolled. control rolled. 325 min. control rolled. or normalized and details tempered 9 . Syria . normalized. 22 min. Tensile Strength (MPa) 470 . Heat Treatment Notes hot rolled. or normalized and details tempered hot rolled. Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification C) Mechanical Properties Specification Designation Section Thickness / Diameter (mm) GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345A GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345A GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345A GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345A GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345B GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345B GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345B GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345B GB/T 1591-94 Grade Q345C t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤35 35 < t ≤50 50 < t ≤100 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤35 35 < t ≤50 50 < t ≤100 t ≤ 16 Yield Strength (MPa) 345 min.630 470 . control rolled. normalized.630 470 .630 470 . normalized. 295 min. 345 min.630 470 . 345 min. normalized. control rolled. normalized.630 % Elongation 21 min. 275 min. 21 min. 21 min. or normalized and details tempered hot rolled.630 470 . 325 min. or normalized and details tempered hot rolled. control rolled. 21 min.

22 min. 450 min. normalized. and control-rolled or normalized cold-rolled. 345 min. control rolled. Syria . normalized. 22 min. 295 min.630 470 . 295 min. 345 min. 345 min. or normalized and tempered hot rolled. Specification GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 Designation Grade Q345C Grade Q345C Grade Q345C Grade Q345D Grade Q345D Grade Q345D Grade Q345D Grade Q345E Grade Q345E Grade Q345E Grade Q345E Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification Section Thickness / Diameter Yield Strength (mm) (MPa) 16 < t ≤35 35 < t ≤50 50 < t ≤100 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤35 35 < t ≤50 50 < t ≤100 t ≤ 16 16 < t ≤35 35 < t ≤50 50 < t ≤100 --------t ≤ 16 t ≤2. control rolled.630 510 min. control rolled. 490 . 275 min. (L) heat treated 21 min. 22 min. normalized.630 470 . or normalized and tempered hot rolled. 22 min. control rolled.630 470 . 345 min. 26 min.630 470 . 325 min. (L) hot rolled 22 min. control rolled. or normalized and tempered hot rolled. (L) 470 . 21 min.630 470 .630 470 . normalized.Eltel Middle East. 22 min. 320 min. and control-rolled or normalized GB/T 4171-2000 Grade Q345GNH GB/T 4171-2000 Grade Q345GNHL GB/T 4171-2000 Grade Q345GNHL GB/T 8163-1999 GB/T 8163-1999 Grade Q345 Grade Q345 21 min. or normalized and tempered hot rolled. normalized.630 480 min. 440 min. 295 min. normalized. Heat Treatment hot rolled. 22 min. or normalized and tempered Notes details details details details details details details details details details details ----details details details details details details details GB/T 18982Grade Q345GNHJ 2003 GB/T 189822003 GB/T 3093-2002 GB/T 3094-2000 Grade Q345GNHLJ Grade Q345A Grade Q345 24 min. 22 min.630 470 . control rolled. cold drawn and heat treated cold drawn hot-rolled. control rolled. control rolled. or normalized and tempered hot rolled.630 470 . (L) heat treated 10 . normalized.630 470 . or normalized and tempered hot rolled. normalized. 275 min. (L) 480 min. or normalized and tempered hot rolled. normalized. 315 min. or normalized and tempered hot rolled. (L) hot rolled 24 min.5 t ≤ 16 t ≤ 16 t > 16 325 min. 22 min.630 470 . control rolled. normalized. control rolled. control rolled. 345 min. 325 min. 345 min. 22 min. 345 min.665 (L) 490 . normalized. 22 min.665 (L) % Elongation 22 min. 22 min. or normalized and tempered hot rolled. 345 min. Tensile Strength (MPa) 470 . 22 min. annealed hot-rolled. 480 min. 275 min. 325 min. or normalized and tempered hot rolled.

F L. V L. V --------t ≥6 t ≥6 ----J Avg 34 34 34 27 47 47 27 27 °C 20 0 -20 -40 20 20 0 or -20 0 or -20 details details details details details details details details Temp. V L. Syria .Eltel Middle East. F L. V. V L. F L. V. Standard for Structural Steel – Chinese Steel Specification ) Impact !est ata Absorbed Energy Specification Designation Section Thickness Test Piece mm GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 1591-94 GB/T 18982-2003 GB/T 18982-2003 GB/T 4171-2000 GB/T 4171-2000 Grade Q345B Grade Q345C Grade Q345D Grade Q345E Grade Q345GNHJ Grade Q345GNHLJ Grade Q345GNH Grade Q345GNHL L. Notes 11 . F L. V. V.