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IS 2062:2006

(Superseding IS 1977:1996 and IS 8500: 1991)

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Indian Standard

HOT ROLLED LOW, MEDIUM AND HIGH TENSILE STRUCTURAL STEEL (Sixth Revision)

ICS 77.140.01

0 BIS 2006

BUREAU
MANAK

OF
BHAVAN,

INDIAN

STANDARDS
ZAFAR MARG

9 BAHADUR SHAH NEW DELHI 110002

October 2006

Price Group

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2. . For all the tests specified in this standard (chemical/physical/others). 1984. b) Amendments No. d) Number of grades have been increased to nine. The number of significant places retained in the rounded off value sho-uldbe the same as that of the specified value in this standard. the method as specified in relevant While revising the standard assistance has been derived fkom 1S0 630: 1995 ‘Structural steels — Plates. g) Requirements of IS 1977 and IS 8500 have been incorporated. e) ‘International grades designation system based on yield stress has been adopted. 1992 and 1999.. 3 and 4 have been incorporated. the Committee agreed to reduce the sulphur and phosphorus content. The revised standard shall supersede the following standards: a) IS 1977: 1996 Low tensile structural steels b) IS 8500:1991 Structural steel — Microalloyed (medium and high strength qualities) To keep the pace of technical upgradation in the steel industry. 1975. shall be rounded off in accordance with IS 2: 1960 ‘Rules for rounding off numerical values (revised)’. 1S0 Standard may also be followed as an alternate method. This standard was first published in 1962 and revised in 1969. in the light of experience gained during these years. For the purpose ~f deciding whether a particular requirement of this standard is complied with. simultaneously old designations have also been given in parentheses. While reviewing this standard. during the next revision. the final value. MTD 4 FOREWORD This Indian Standard (Sixth Revision) was adopted by the Bureau of Indian Standards. observed or calculated. c) A new clause on references has been incorporated.Wrought Steel Products Sectional Committee. wide flats. after the drafl finalized by the Wrought Steel Products Sectional Committee had been approved by the Metallurgical Engineering Division Council. Q Provision of normalizing rolling/controlled cooling have been incorporated. . In this revision the following changes have been made: a) Title of this standard has been modified. The composition of the Committee responsible for formulation of this standard is given in Annex A. expressing the result of a test or analysis. bars. the Committee decided to revise it to bring in line with the present practices being followed by the Indian industry and overseas standards of structural steels. 1. sections tid profiles’.

etc. beams.2 Where welding is employed for fabrication and guaranteed-weldability is required.1 Micro-Alloying Elements — Elements. welding procedure should be as specified in IS 9595. boron. channel and angle sections (third revision) Hot rolled slit steel tee bars (second revision) Hot rolled steel bulb angles — Dimensions (j7rst revision) Method for bend test (second revision) Metallic materials — Tensile testing at ambient temperature (third revision) Steel plates sheets. etc). 1 10842:1984 12778:1989 Testing and evaluation procedure for Y groove crackability test Dimensions for hot rolled steel parallel flange beam and column sections 1730:1989 3 TERMINOLOGY For the purpose of this standard. tees. vanadium and titanium added singly or in combination to obtain higher strength 1731:1971 1732:1989 . 3. flats. 2 REFERENCES The standards listed below contain provisions.1 The steels are suitable for welded.IS 2062:2006 Indian Standard HOT ROLLED LOW. for use in structural work. bolted and IS No. strips and flats for structural and general engineering purposes (second revision) Dimensions for steel flats for structural and general engineering purposes @st revision) Dimensions for round and square steel bars for structural and general 1852:1985 1863:1979 1956 (in various Glossary ofterms relatingto iron and steel (in various parts) parts) 2314:1986 3803 (Part 1): 1989 3954:1991 Steel sheet piling sections (first revision) Steel — Conversion of elongation values : Part 1 Carbon and low alloy steels (second revision) Hot rolled steel channel sections for general engineering purposes (first revision) technical delivery General requirements for steel and steel products Metal arc welding of carbon and carbon manganese steels — Recommendations (@t revision) Dimensions and tolerances for hot rolled track shoe sections: 8910:1978 9595:1996 1173:1978 1252:1991 1599:1985 1608:2005 10182 (Part 1): 1982 Sections TS 1. shapes and sections (angles. AU standards are subject to revision and parties to agreements based on this standard are encouraged to investigate the possibility of applying the most recent editions of the standards indicated below: Title IS No. MEDIUM AND HIGH TENSILE STRUCTURAL STEEL (Sixth Revision ) 1 “SCOPE 1.1 (Part 2): 1985 Sections TS H.1. channels.1. column. which through reference in this text constitute provisions of this standard. 1. strips.1 This standard covers the requirements of steel including micro-alloyed steel plates. At the time of publication. 228 (in various parts) 808:1989 Method for chemical analysis of steel Dimensions for hot rolled steel beam. bars. the following definitions in addition to those given in the relevant parts of IS 1956 shall apply. 1. the editions indicated were valid. engineering revision) 1757:1988 Title purposes (first Method for Charpy impact test (Vnotch) for metallic material (second revision) Rolling aird cutting tolerances for hot rolled steel products ~ourth revision) Hot rolled steel bulb flats ~irst revision) riveted structures and for general engineering purposes. such as niobium.

The finished material shaIl be reasonably free from surface flaws.2 may be repaired by chipping or grinding followed by welding and inspection by a mutually agreed procedure such that: a) After complete removal of the defects and before welding. formability and weldability as compared to unalloyed steel of similar strength level. are left to the discretion of the manufacturer/ supplier.3 Controlled -Rolling — A hot rolling process in which the temperature of the steel and its reduction ratio are controlled. followed by cooling in natural air to a temperature below the transformation temperature. bars. For testing of flat products like plates tensile and bend test pieces may be cut in the transverse direction. 6 MANUFACTUR-E The processes used in the steel making and fi. 9 SELECTION AND PREPARATION SAMPLES OF TEST 9. In case of dispute. 3. Selection of location of test pieces may also be mutually agreed between the purchaser and the manufacturerlsupplier. 3. rough/jagged and imperfect edges and all other harmful defects. analogous to that obtained by a separate normalizing treatment of hot rolled product. laminations. particularly during the final rolling passes.2 Product Analysis The product analysis shall be carried out on the finished product from the standard position. 7. in order to achieve fine grain micro structure and optimum mechanical properties. Permissible limits of variation in case of product analysis from the limits specitled in Table 1 shall be as given in Table 3. etc. The recommended locations for taking test samples for plates. when metallic continuity to a stated degree can be obtained by welding using a suitable procedure. 5 GRADES There shall be nine grades of steel as given in Tables 1 and 2. surface defects which cannot be dealt with as in 7.u-ther hot rolling into steel plates. 4 SUPPLY OF MATERIAL General requirements relating a supply of structural steel shall conform to IS 8910. sections and masses specified. the thickness of the item is in no place reduced by more than 20 percen~ b) Welding is carried out by approved procedure by competent operators with approved electrodes and that the welding is ground smooth to the correct nominal thickness. Reduction in thickness by grinding greater than 4 percent but not 2 exceeding 7 percent may be made subject to mutual agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer/ supplier.2 Minor surface defects may be removed by the manufacturer/supplier by grinding provided the thickness is not reduced locally by more than 4 percent below the minimum specified thickness. sections and bars are indicated in Fig. While placing the order the steeI should be designated by ‘Designation’ (see Tables 1 and 2).1 The position from which test samples are taken shall be so located in the product as to yield the clearest possible information regarding properties in the crosssectional and longitudinal planes.2. secondary refining may follow steel making. If required.2 Weldability — A metallic substance is considered to be weldable by a given process and for the given purpose. 1.IS 2062:2006 to weight ratio combined with better toughness.3 Welding as mentioned in 7. as also normalizing rolling/controlled rolling during manufacturing of sections or as the agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier. flats. “7. Alternatively. 8. so that the joints comply with the requirements specified in regard to both their local properties and their influence on the construction of which they form a part. in order to produce a structure. sections. shall be as given in Table 1. strips. 7 FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS 7. the samples may be taken horn the web. the procedure given in IS 228 and its relevant parts shall be the referee method and where test methods are not specified shall be as agreed to between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier. 3.2. in case of sections. 8 CHEMICAL COMPOSITION 8. and c) Subsequent to the finish grinding. the item may be required to be normalized or otherwise heat-treated at the purchaser’s discretion. . 7.1 All finished steel shall be well and cleanly rolled to the dimensions.4 Normalizing Rolling — A hot rolling process in which the final rolling passes are carried out at a suitable higher temperature.1 Subject to agreement with the purchaser. when carried out by the method specified in the relevant parts of IS 228 or any other established instrumental/chemical method.1 Ladle Analysis The ladle analysis of the steel.1 is not permissible for grade designation E 250 C material.

35 percent as mutually agreed to between the purchaser and the manufacturer.03 percent and total ahrminium content shall not be less than 0.41OW) E 250 (Fe410W) E 300 (Fe 440) E 350 (Fe 490) E410 (Fe 540) E 450 (Fe 570) E 450 (Fe 590) E 0. Max Carbon Equivalent’) Method of Deoxidationl) c (1) E 165 (Fe 290) E 250 (F. When the steel is silicon-ahrminium killed.50 0.1 and 8.045 Si (7) - (CE).42 Semi-killed or killed 1. other than for the purpose of finishing the heat. V. 10 Incidental element— Elements not quoted in Table 1 shall not be intentionally added to steel without the agreement of the purchaser.25 Mn (4) 1.48 Semi-killed or killed NOTES Mn 1 Carbon equivalent (CE)bsrsed orrladle analysis = C+ — 6 5 15 + (Cr+Mo+V) + (Ni+Cu) 2 When the steel is killed by ahsminium alone.50 0.45 0.040 0.8.IS 2062:2006 “rable 1 Chemical ”Composition (Clauses 5. Percent.045 0.045 0.40 0.045 0.45 0. The copper bearing quality shall be designated with a suflix Cu.42 Semi-killed or killed 1.045 0. I) Obesupplied @ the T subject agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer.045 0.045 0. the silicon content shall not be less than 0.25 s (5) 0.38 percent.040 0.60 0. In case of product analysis the copper.10 percent. When the steel is killed by silicon alone. Ti and B shall be added singly or in combination.2) Grade Designation Quality Lartle Analysis. mechanical properties and applicability.045 0.22 D 0.40 0.25.30 0. simultaneously old designations have also been given in parentheses.44 Semi-killed or killed 1.50 0.045 0.killed 1.20 to 0. 5 6 Steels of qualities A. 7 Nitrogen content of steel shall not exceed 0.20 — 0.02 percent.22 0. the silicon content shall not be less than 0.45 0.045 0.23 (2) — (3) 0. for example. AH reasonable precautions shall be taken to prevent the addition from scrap or other materials used in manufacture of such elements which affect the hsrrdenability. 8 9 The steel if required maybe treated with rare earth element for better formability.012 percent which shall be ensured by the manufacturer by occasional check analysis.045 0. Total microalloyingelernents shall not be more than 0.41 Killed 1.41OW) E 250 (F.045 0.22 A 0. 3 Microalloying elements like Nb. Mu-x (8) — (9) Semi-killed or killed 1.46 Semi-killed or.40 0:39 Killed 1.40 Semi-killed or killed 1. Lower limits for carbon equivalent and closer limits for other elements maybe mutually agreed to between the purchaser and the manufacturer.50 0.01 percent. Copper maybe present between 0.045 0. The weldablity increases from quality A to C.045 P (6) 0.content shall be between 0.045 0.20 c 0.17 and 0.045 0.45 0.20 0.45 0. the total aluminium content shall not be less than 0. 3 . E 250 Cu. For micro alloyed steel this is to be reduced to 0.60 0.80 0. B and C are generally suitable for welding processes.20 B 0. 4 New grades designation system based on yield stress has been adopted.009 percent.

the 4 . The more stringent requirements than those given above may be as agreed to between the purchaser and the manufacturer. no machining whatever.005 9.02 0. At least one rolled surface shall be Iefl on rectangular test samples taken from plates exceeding 32 mm in thickness. Percent.03 0.2 Wherever practicable. the test sample shall undergo.. Max Carbon Manganese Sillcon Copper Sulphur Phosphorus 0. Min MPa L.3. the rolled surface of the steel shall be retained on the two opposite sides of the test samples.05 0. ‘) t is the thickness of the test piece.3 In case of flat test samples for tensile test.03 0. 9.O 5.65 ~SO s 25 I >25 (9) – (1) E 165 (Fe 290) E 250 (Fe410 E 250 (Fe410W) E 250 (Fe410 E 300 (Fe 440) E 350 (Fe 490) E 41-0 (Fe 540) E 450 (Fe 570) E 450 (Fe 590) W) W) (2) (3) 290 (4) (5) 165 (6) (7) 23 (8) 2t --l 44 Impact Energy Charpy V-Notch Min J Room -20”C (11) - Tempz) (lo) - A 410 250 240 230 23 3t 2t - - B 410 250 240 230 23 2t 3t 271) (see Note 3) c 410 250 240 230 23 2t 3t 272) (see Note 3) 440 300 290 280 22 2t 3t 50 30 — 490 350 330 320 22 2t 3t 50 25 540 410 -390 380 20 2t 3t 50 25 D 570 450 430 420 20 2t 3t 45 20 E 590 450 430 420 20 2t 3t 45 20 NOTES 1 2 3 1 MPa= lN/mm2 = lMN/ml = 0.4 psi Temperature of Charpy impact values will be subject to mutual agreement.3 and 10. R*H Percentage Elongation.005 0.102 kgt7mm2 = 144.4 at Gauge Length. 9. Round test samples are permitted.2) Constituent Permissible Variation Over the Specified Limit. 21 Rmm temperature = 25 +2°C for lmPact test Table 3 Permissible Variation Analysis for Product (Clause 8. both surfaces are normally to be left on the test samples for strips and plates up to 32 mm thick. but should only be adopted for thickness exceeding 20 mm. Min 1 I 1 I I 1 Internal Bend Diameter ~inl) Min MPa R.1) Grade Designation Quality Tensile Strength Yield Stress.IS 2062:2006 Table 2 Mechanical Properties (Clauses 5. 10. prior to use as a test piece. if possible.4 In case of flats up to 16 mm thick. If this is not possible.

sections and flats. flats and bars in each cast shall be fhmished by the manufacturer to the purchaser. 9. it is permissible to remove metal from one side of the test sample before using it as a test piece./” 2/3 1/3 I?ia Position of test pieces FIG. If shearing of flame-cutting is employed. strips.6 In case of plates. . sections and flats exceeding 28 mm in thickness. fhll particulars test sample shall undergo the minimum amount of machining. 1. 9. the test sample may be taken from the position shown in Fig.IS 2062:2006 T V 2/3 -b 213 1/3 w 1/3 2/3 A & 1/3 2/3 77 -L ‘\.8 Test samples shall be cut in such a manner that the deformation is avoided as far as possible. In case of bars having diameters or thickness between 28 mm and 71 mm. the bars may be symmetrically reduced by machining. bend tests shall be carried out on rectangular test samples which as far as possible should be of the full thickness of the product. STEEL POSITION ANDORIENTATION OFSAMFLE piece shall be on the outer side of the bend during the test.5 Bars below 28 mm shall be tested without machining. 9. 1 SmUJCTURAL SECTIONS. size and mass of plates. 9. 9. For bars having diameters or thicknesses exceeding71 mm. strips. sections. In case of plates. an adequate allowance shall be left for removal by machining.7 Before test samples are detached. In case of plates the number of plates in each cast shall also be given. The rolled surface of the test 5 regarding cast number.9 Test samples shall not be subjected to heat treatment unless the material from which they are cut is similarly treated with the material before .

10.3 Bend Test Bend test shall be conducted in accordance with IS 1599.2. 10 TENSILE TEST 10.1. the dimensions of the test pieces shall be in conformity with IS 1757. 12.65 4S0in accordance with IS 3803 (Part 1).2.1 For bendtest.1 As a rule.1 Impact test shall normally be carried out on products having thicknesskliameter greater than -or equal to 12 mm or subject to mutual agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier.3. 12. 10. the test shall be performed on a section of next lower thickness rolled from same cast.3 Tensile Test Tensile strength. flats and bars. If the test sample taken from tie thickest product rolled from a cast meets the requirements.65 4S0maybe used in which case the elongation values shall be converted to 5. impact tests may be carried out on products having a thickness less than 12 mm.IS 2062:2006 testing. The test shall be carried out as on the standard test pieces prepared in accordance with IS 1608. Sections Flats and bars (round hexagonal. where LO the gauge is length and SOis the cross-sectional area of the test piece. 6 Number of bend test shall be 2 per castheat Class of Steel Product Plates strips.1 Number of Tensile Tests Number of test samples shall be 2 per cast/heat and a class of steel product irrespective of cast/heat size. yield strength and percentage elongation of steel-shall be determined from standard test pieces cut crosswise from plates and strips and lengthwise from sections.3. because the toughness of the product will be dependent on the rolling direction as well as on the section size. square.2 Should a tensile test piece break outside the middle half of the gauge length (see -IS 1608) and the percentage elongation obtained is less than that specified. flats and bars.65 4S0 should be used for the tensile test.1 In case of sections the &ickness of which is not uniform throughout the profile. test pieces with a proportional gauge length complying with the requirements LO=5.1 In all bend test pieces. the test shall be carried out on the next lower thickness and so on. 10.1. 10. Any slight straightening of test samples which may be required shall be done cold.3. section. If this thickness also does not meet the requirements. strip. the test piece at room temperature shall withstand bending through 180° to an internal diameter not greater than that given in Table 2 without cracking. if not. other than 5. 10. the whole cast shall be deemed to meet the requirements of the test.2 Thk testis carried out using a V-notch test piece (see IS 1757) the value for consideration being the arithmetic mean of the results obtained on three test pieces taken side by side tlom the same product (see Table 2). The minimum impact energy values of reduced sizes shall be as shown in -Fig. 11.1 Test pieces with a non-proportional gauge length.2.2 Tensile Test Pieces The tensile strength. 10. if it meets the requirements-specified. round.1 If stated in the order. these shall be not less than 40 mm wide. 11.2 Bend Test Piece The test pieces shall be cut crosswise from plates and strips and lengthwise from sections. Temperature of Charpy impact test will be subject to mutual agre~ment. 2. 11 BEND TEST 11. 12 IMPACT TEST 12. 11.3 The test sample-shall be taken from the tlickest product. flat or bar. the test may be discarded at the manufacturer/supplier’s option and another test made from the sample plate. 12. yield strength and percentage elongaticm when determined in accordance with IS 1608 shall be as given in Table 2. etc) Direction ofBend Tests Crosswise Lengthwise for each type Lengthwise . hexagonal and -flat bars and structural sections shall be bent in the fill section as rolled. the limits of sizes. When section permits. The test specimen is parallel to the direction of rolling and the base closer to the rolled surface is more than 1 mm from it. The notch axis shall be perpendicular to the rolled surface. the rough edge-arises resulting from shearing may be removed by filing or grinding or machining but the test pieces shall receive no other preparation. If the manufacturer/supplier so desires.1 Number of Bend Test 11. this particular thickness as also other sections of lower thickness shall be deemed to satisfythe specification. given in Table 2 shall be applied according to -the actual maximum thickhess of the piece adopted for testing.

13 Y GROOVE CRACKABILITY TEST accordance with IS 10842 for TIroductsof onlv Grade E 250 C material havirrg thick&ss 12 mm an~ above.3. inclusion content to be carried out subject to mutual agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier. NOTE The Y groove crackability test will not be applicable — forrounds andit is mainly for plates and sections. 15 DIMENSIONS Unless otherwise agreed to between the purchaser and 7 Y groove crackability tests may be carried out in . if specifically agreed to between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier.IS 2062:2006 27 1 w“ u “= v w 26 2’ u 25 Ii c o 26 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 1s 14. directionality.1 The material maybe subjected to non-destructing testing to determine soundness of material subject to mutual agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier. 9 10 Width of test piece. If the average value of the-three Charpy impact tests fails to comply by an amount not exceeding 15 percent of the specified minimum average value. 13 s . three additional test pieces from the same sample shall be tested and the results added to those previously obtained and a new Provided this new average average calculated. meets the requirements given in Table 2 provided no individual value shall be less than 70 percent of the specified value.4 The material represented shall be deemed to comply with the standard.1 One test sample shaIl be taken fi-om thickest product per caswheat. 6 I 7 8 . if the average value of 3 test specimens.2 Metallurgical tests for grain size. mm FIG. the material represented shall be deemed to comply with this standard. 14. complies with the specified requirement. 2 MINIMUM IMPACT ENERGY VALUES FORTESTPIECES WITH WmH BETWEEN mm A 5 10 mm 12. 12. 14 OTH-ER TESTS 14.

Stricter tolerances maybe followed. the rolling and cutting tolerances for steel products conforming to this standard shall be those specified in IS 1852. 17 RETESTS Should any one of test pieces fust selected fail to pass any of the tests specified in this standard. Table 4 Indian Standards Which Give Nominal Dimensions of Rolled Steel Products Products Relevant Indian Standard 1s 808 pieces from either of these additional samples fail. Platespoduced tlom strip in coil form shall be marked with cast/heat number on top plate of each pile/ packet. medium structural mill and plate mill product shall be marked with the cast number. two further samples shall be selected for testing in respect of each failure.1 The use of the Standard Mark is governed by the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act.4.3 The ends of the rolled products shall be painted with a colour code. Designation of steel should also be similarly marked on the product or tag. 1986 and the Rules and Regulations made thereunder. 20. 20. with the exception of round. 20 MARKING 20. if agreed to between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier. strips and flats Flats Round and square bars Bulb flats Sheet piling sections Channel sections Track shoe sections 1s 1173 IS 1252 Is 1730 Is 1731 IS 1732 IS 1863 IS 2314 1s 3954 IS 10182 (Part 1) IS10182(Part2) and hexagonal bars and flats. square Beam. suitable protective treatment may be given to the material after rolling.2 Every heavy. the material represented by the test -samples shall be considered as not having complied with this standard.85 g/cm3. Currently available Indian Standard are listed in Table 4. the nominal dimensions of ro1 products conforming to this standard shall be in led accordance with the relevant Indian Standard. the material represented by the test samples shall be deemed to comply with the requirements of that particular test.1 Each product. Should the test pieces from both these additional samples pass. Bars and flats shall carry a tag bearing the manufacturer’s name or trade-mark. channel and angle section Tee bars Bulb angles Plates.4 BIS Certification Marking Parallel beam and column sections IS 12778 16 TOLERANCES Unless otherwise agreed to between the purchaser and the manufacturer. 8 . shall carry a tag or be marked with the manufacturer’s name or trade-mark. 19 DELIVERY Subject to prior agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier. 20. 18 CALCULATION OF MASS The mass of steel shall be calculatedon the basis that steel weighs 7. as agreed to between the purchaser and the manufacturer/supplier. column. Should the test The material may also be marked with the Standard Mark. 20.IS 2062:2006 the manufacturer/supplier. The details of conditions under which the licence for the use of Standard Mark may be granted to manufacturers or producers may be obtained from the Bureau of Indian Standards.

K. S. AHUJA (Alternate) M. Salem Steel Plant. D. PRADHAN DR M. GANOULY SHJUB. S. K. K.-RANJAN SHRJS. Ranchi SHRJ G. DGS & D. Central Marketing 01 ganization. SHRJ K. Pune SHRI R. HAIUDAS SHRJB. GHOSH SHJUS. KUMAR (Alternate National Physical Laboratory. C. SHRJ K. Mukand Ltd. Bhilai Steel Plant. RANA (A[ternate) SHJUALOK NAYAR DR R. Research & Development Center for iron & Steel. K. Vasind/Vijaynagar M. C. Rourkela Defence Metallurgical Research Lab (DMRL). GALGALt(Alternate) 9 . Rourkela All India Induction Furnace Association. DAS (Alternate) SHruC. H. SHARMA SHRI K. Bhilai Nagar Escorts R &. Kolkata SAIL. HEGOE (Alternate) S Smu SUBHALiRATAENGUPTA SHRJR. SAHA SHtUA. Jamshedpur DR S. SHRJVASTAVA SHRJK. Bhopal Delhi Representative(s) DR SANAKIWSHRA(Chairman) SHRIN. BHAmACHARYA(Alternate) JotNTCONTROLLER QUALtTVASSOMNCE OFFtcER(Alternate) JorNTDEWCTOR(CHEMICAL) JotNTDIRECTOR(I & L) (Alternate) SHRJ S. TYAGI (Alternate) SHRtS. SOOD(Alternate) SHRJR. K. M. Strwr SHRJJAYANTAKUMAR SAHA (Alternate) M. Durgapur SAIL. K. MTD 4 Organization SAIL. S. Kotru (Alternate) DR H. Ministry of Defence (DGQA). R. VAtDYANATMN Hyderabad SHRJA. Hyderabad Power Grid Corporation. K. VARSHNEV SHJUC.WNSWARJ SHRI S. ARORA(Alternate) SHRJM. Bharat Heavy Electrical Hyderabad/New Ltd. P. Faridabad Institute of Steel Development and Growth. LALITHAKUMAtU (Alternate) SHRI S. SODH1 (Alfernate) SHRJB. K. C. V. Thane National Metallurgical Laboratory. P. New Delhi Atomic Minerals Division. R. GOEL SHSU L. M. B. Ministry of Railways (RDSO). Faridabad. K. CHAODHUIU “DRD. SHIU B. S. Gurgaon Rashtriya lspat Nigam Ltd (VSP). ARORA DR ADARSHKOMAR (Alternate) SHRJ R. KHERA (A/ternafe) Sunflag Iron & Steel Co Ltd. M. V. K. New Delhi Nuclear Fuel Complex. Durgapur Steel Plant. Rourkela Steel Plant. K. S. GOFTA (Alternate) K. New Delhi Steel Re-rolling Mills Association of lndiA Mandi Gobindgafh SHSU SISOD]A S.D Centre. New Delhi Consumer Protection Council. AGIWWAL SHJUANtL AGRAWAL(A1/errrare) SHJUR. Bokaro Steel Plant. Delhi Kolkata Ichapur Lucknow New Delhi Ministry of Steel (Govt of India). P. Salem Steel Furnace Association of India.IS 2062:2006 ANNEX A (Foreword) COMMITTEE COMPOSITION Wrought Steel Products Sectional Committee. SIUNWASAN (A/ternu/e) Central Boilers Board. UNINAYAR SHRJR. SHRJH. R. V. Dastur & Co Ltd. Vishakhapatnam SAtL. GOPALKRJSHNAN (Aherrrate) DR ATWLKUMARGOPTA SHP. SmH Ssssu K. MONDAL (Alternate) SHRI D. K.IR. N. ATWNALE SHRI V. VERMA (A/ternate) SHRIJ. Bhandara Tata Motors Limited. TARAFDAR DR R. MALHOTRA SHRtR. ANANDANi(Alternate) SHRI B. PANIGRAM(AlfernaIe II) SAtL. Bhilai I) SHRJP. B. Bokaro SAIL. K. Koikata/New Ministry of Defence (DGOFB). PANDIT REPRESENTATIVE DR S. BHATIA SHRJH. K. DATTA (Alternate 11) SAIL. GOPALAN SHRI K. K. D. MUKHERJEE (Ahernarel) SHRJB. Kolkata Jindal South West Steel Ltd.

D. L. BIS Flat Products %bcotnrnittee. MITRA Srjiu S. C. K. C. VERMA (Alternate) SHIU Ssrrwrm SUDHIR SHIU SUWL MALHOTRA(A1/ervrafe) SHRI T. ANANO Distt Ghaziabad SHRI N. Jamshedpur Apex Chambers of Commerce. Faridabad Indian Oil Corporation Limited. BAPAT SHRIBHASXARMAZUMDAR(Alternate) SHRIE. Distt Nasik Usha Beltron Ltd.P. S. Dolvi Maruti Udyog Ltd. Jamshedpur Veiny Containers Ltd. A/rash Darhan Society.GUPTA. Kaushambi. GHOSH SHRI A. SADHU(Mferrrale) SHRI P. Kolkata Visvssvaraya Iron& Steel Ltd. BANSAL(Alternate) SHRI B. L.IS 2062:2006 Orgarrizatiorr Tata Steel Ltd. Jamshedpur Representative(s) DR DEBASHHHBHATTACHARCIEE Dk M. SHRIH. K. BHARDWN SHsr H. M. Distt Surat Federation of Engineering Industries of Indi~ New Delhi GKW Limited. REPRSSE~A~E DR S. MAHESHWARI(Convener) SHRIM. K. JHA SHiU T. D. Bhadrawati “Impersonal capacity [403. SHSUR. K. MATHUR SHIU AVTAR SrNoH Delhi-l 10091) 10 . K. SAOHU(Alternate 11) Thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel India Pvt Ltd. Udaigiri. Gurgaon The Tin Plate Company of India Ltd.)] BIS Directorate General Member Secretary SHIU DEEPAXJAN Scientist ‘E’ (MTD). BHArr S. K. Essar Steels Ltd. BANDHOPADHVAY (Alternaie) SHIU RAMBIURSH SIPiGH SHSU RNENDERAK. SHArwfA SHRIR. GHOSH(Alternate) (Alternate) SHurP. Hyderabad In personal capacity (248. Scientist ‘F’ & Head (MTD) [Representing Director General (Eq@cio)] (U. PATEL SHIUM. MAHESHWASJAlternate 1) ( SHRI M. PRABI+AKAR SHFU SWENIVAS(Alternate) J. D. MTD 4:3 Tata Steel Ltd. R. Ludhiana DR M. BALASUBRAMAFUAM SHSO R. Mumbai Indian Gas Cylinders. Mayur i’ihar-1. Noida Ispat Industries Limited.

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IS 2062:2006 AMENDMENT NO.23 E 250 BR Bo c A 0. E 300 to E 650.1 and8.040 0. B~ BO& C) and for grades E 550 to E 650 there shall be 2 sub-qualities (A & BR).20 1.40 0. This process ensures achieving specified mechanical properties including impact toughness in the rolled product.2.1 is not permissible for gmde desiion (Page2. ineaseoftheplatesbeyond 12mminthickness.045 Carbon’) Equivalent Methodof ikoxidation’~ Si (7) 0.4) – Insert anew subclause as given below: ‘3. B~ BOand C indicate impact test and deoxidation mode as follows A BR BO c Impact test not required. (Page 2.045 0. semi-kdledMled Impact test optioml. at room temperature if require~ killed Impact test mandatory at O“C.045 0.39 0.045 0. killed’ rolling’.50 1. claure 6) — Substitute the ‘accelerated cooling’ for ‘normaMng robgkmtrolkd (Page 2. chruse 9.22 0.8. Table 1) – Substitute the following for the existing table: Table 1 Chemical Composition (Clauses 5. For grades E 250 to E 450 there shall be 4 subqualities (A.41 0.2) Grade Designation Quality c Ladk Assalysig Pereen~Max MO (4) 1.40 0. 1 MARCH 2009 TO HOT ROLLED LOW.re 2.50 1.040 0.killed Impact test mandatory at –20”C. (Page 2.45 0.1) – Insertthe following note below the existing clauw ‘NOTE— However.’ (Page 2.40 (cE)Xa (8) 0. andpage 8.’ ‘Repair by welding as mentioned in 7. clause 7.3) – Substitute the folIowing fw the exa ~ E 250 C. prodsseed fromcutting ofHRcoi~thesampleixtensile f testing shall betaken onlyintransverse direction.’ (Page 3.50 s (5) 0. cku.’ Sub-qualities A.40 Killed Killed semi-killed killed E 300 BR Bo c Killed Price Group 2 1 .045 P (6) 0. clause 3.30 0.045 0. Table 4) – Delete reference to 1731:1971 Dimensions for steel flats for structural and general engineering purposes (@f revision).42 (9) semi-killed killed (1) (2) A (3) 0.5 Accelerated Cooling — Itis a process of faster cooliig of the product after ftish rolling followed by air cooling to impart fine fkrritic grain structure.20 0. MEDIUM AND HIGH TENSILE STRUCTURAL STEEL (Sixth Revision) (Page 1. clause 5 ) – Substitute the following for the existing ‘There shall be 8 grades of steel as given in Tables 1 and 2.

the silicon content shall not be less than 0. other than for the purpose of finishhg the heat. NOTES Totalmicrordloyingelements shall not 2 .8 & 10 shall not be intentionally added to steel without the agreement of the purchaser.045 0.65 1.48 Killed Semi-killed/ killed E 550 Killed ““ E 650 t---+-l022 A BR 0.60 0. 3 Mlcroalloyingelements like Nb.020 0.60 0. 1 to IS 2062:2006 Grade Designation Quality c A E 350 1 Ladle Analysis. When the-steel is killed by silicon alone. and Mo may be added singly or in combination and shall not be more than 0..46 Killed Serni-kilIed/killed 0.01 percent. 4 New grades designation system based on yield stress has been adopted.22 1.70 1.Amend No. V.42 Killed Semi-killed/ killed A E410 n E 450 BR Bo c A BR A BR 0.35 pereent as mutuallyagreed to betwwrsthe purchaser and the manutheturer.03 percentand total aluminiumcontent shall not be less than 0.50 0.60??for E 650.50 0.20 1. the silicmrcontent shall not be less than 0.22 0.20 1 1.02 percent.045 0.25.17 and 0.50 0. v To be suPPll~.045 0.015 0.es.45 0.20 to 0.52 l-%%+ Semi-killed/ killed Killed 0.025 (Cr+Mo+V) (Ni+Cu) — Mn + 1 Carbon equivalent(CE) baaed 0ssladle anatysis= c + — + 15 5 6 2 When the steel is killed by ahsminiumalone.012 percent which shall be ensured by the manufacturer by occasional check analysis. hr case of product analysis the copper contentshall be between 0.70 0. Ti and B may be added singly or in combination be more than 0. 5 Steels of qualities & BR. 11 lrrcioknkdekrnerrt — Elements not quoted in this table and other than giversin Notes 3. NI. Percent. Max Mn s P Si Semi-killed/killed BR BO c 0.50 0. 6 Coppermaybe present between 0. the total aluminhmr content shall not be leas than 0. 8 The steel if required maybe treated with rare earth element for better forrntillity. When the steel is silicon-alurninksmkilled.45 0.45 0.BOandC aregenerrdlysuitable for welding proccs.045 0.50?4 for E 600 and 0.045 0.6.The weldablity increases fiwmquality Ato C for grade designationE 250.The copper bearing qusdityshall be designated with a suffix Cuj for example. subject to agreement between h pirdmser ad r’mmuf-.025 0. 9 Lower limits for carbon equivaknt and closer limits for other elements maybe mutually agreed to behveertthe purchaser and the manufacturer 10 Alloyingelements such as Cr. 7 Nitro8en content of steel shall not exceed 0. E 250 Cu.045 0.mechanical propertiesand applicability.025 0. All rcasortrdrle precautions shall be takersto prevent the addition ti’omscrap or other materials used in manufacture of such elements which affectthe Irardenability.22 1.020 0.10 pereent.50 050 0.38 perecnt.

clause 12. ‘t’ is the thickness of the test piece. at Gauge Length. The notch axis shall be perpendicular to the rolled surface.3 and 10. Table 2) – Substitute the following for the existing table: Table 2 Mechanical Properties (Clause 5.03 (Page 6.1) Grade designation Quatit Y Tensile Strength R. The test specimen is parallel to the direction of rolling and the base closer to the rolled surfhce is more than 1 mm fkomit. LO=5.10. Min Internal Bend Diameter Max (See Note 2) s25 >25 (9) Charpy Impact Test Temp ‘T Min J (1) (2) A (3) (7) (8) (lo) (11) E 250 BR 410 23 2t 3t + BO E 300 71-Y 71--BR 440 BO BR RT o (-)20 RT 0 (-)20 RT 0 (-)20 RT 0 (-)20 RT 0 (-)20 RT - 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 25 25 25 20 20 20 ‘15 15 15 22 2t - E 350 i BO 490 22 2t - =1E 410 BR Bo 540 20 2t - + c Al E 450 I E 550 E 600 ---1 --l -1 BR BO A 570 20 2.Amend No.65 +3.ot - NOTES 1 MPa = lN/mm2= lMN/m2 = 0. (Page 4.3.5t - c1 650 12 12 3.H MPa MPa Percentage Elongation A.ot 3.02 0. &fin Yield Stress. A4in R. 3 For subqoality BR impact test is optional at room temperature(25+2°C).102 kgt7mm2=144.’ 3 . Table 3) – Substitute the following for the existing entry: Carbon <0.1) – Substitutethe following for the existing clause: ‘Impact test shall normally be carried out on products having thickness/diameter greater than or equal to 12 mm.5t - BR J A 730 BR RT RT E 650 12 4.20 Carbon zO. 1 to IS 2062:2006 (Page 4.20 0.if required.4psi 2 Bend test not required for tlickaess ~25 mm for gra&s E300 to E650.

lastentence) – Delete. E300.1) – Substitutethe following for the existing ‘The minimum impact energy values of reduced sizes shall be as shown in Fig. New Delhi India 4 .’ shall be carried out as per the relevant (h4TD4) Reprography Uni~ BIS. Other tolerances may be follow~ withii the total tolerance range as specified in IS 1852 and IS 12779 as applicable. E350. clause 16) – Substitute the following for the existing clause ‘Unless otherwise agreed to between the purchaser and the manufwturer.’ (Page 8. clause 12.1. clause 12. For other grades. 1 to IS 2062:2006 (Page 6.2.Amend No. c[ause 17) – Substitute the following for the existing clause: ’17 RETESTS If a test does not give the specified results. 2 for grades E250. s (Page 8. the rolling and cutting tolerances for steel products conforming to thk standard shall be those specified in IS 1852 except for parallel flange beams and columns covered by IS 12778 for which the tolerances shall be as per IS 12779:1989 Rolling and cutting tolerances for hot rolled parallel flange beams and column sections. the values shall be reduced in direct proportion to the cross-sectional area of the test piece. retesthortingk-treatment clauses of IS 8910.’ (Page 6.