A588 Grade A steel heat analysis is often used to indicate the chemical composition of A588 Grade A steel. The real values of heat analysis shall conform to the requirement of ASTM A588 specification listed below.
A588 Grade A steel chemical requirements (%, heat analysis)
What’s the application of A588 Grade A?
What’s the equivalent of A588 Grade A steel?
A588 Grade A equivalent is S355J2G1W in European standard.
A588GrA steel is a high-strength low-alloy structural steel. This material is available in shapes, plates, and bars for welded, riveted, or bolted construction but intended primarily for use in welded bridges and buildings where savings in weight or added durability are important. The atmoSPHEric corrosion resistance of this A588 Grade A steel in most environments is substantially better than that of carbon structural steels with or without copper addition. When properly exposed to the atmosphere, this steel is suitable for many applications in the bare (unpainted) condition. This specification is limited to material up to 8 in. [200 mm] inclusive in thickness.