A36 Steel Plate

Available in standard and heavy thicknesses, ASTM A36 steel plate is one of the most popular materials used in structural applications in the United States.

What is A36 Steel Plate?

ASTM A36 Steel Plate is one of the most common grades of steel used in structural applications. This mild carbon steel grade contains chemical alloys that give it properties such as machinability, ductility, and strength that are ideal for use in constructing a variety of structures.ASTM A36 is a standard material specification for carbon steel shapes, plates, and bars of structural quality for use in riveted, bolted, or welded construction of bridges and buildings, and for general structural purposes.

This specification covers chemical and mechanical and other supplementary requirements for carbon steel bars, plates and other structural shapes.

Fe360D2, S235J2G4A36Q235D40EESM 400 AFe 360BIS 226

A36 Carbon Steel Plate Chemical Property

ASTM A360.25 max.0.4 max.0.8-1.20.035 max.0.035 max.

A36 Carbon Steel Plate Mechenical Property

Tensile strength, kis [MPa]Yield strength, min, kis [MPa]Elongation in 8 in. [200 mm], min, %Elongation in 2 in. [50 mm], min, %
58-80 [400-550]36 [250]2023


  • A36 steel plate is a popular steel plate grade used for a variety of structural applications, including buildings.

  • Available for heavy steel plate applications in up to 18” thickness.

  • May have multiple specs certified on Mill Test Report, but guaranteed to be certified to meet ASTM A36.

  • Ability to be riveted, bolted or welded.

Available Sizes

Due to its wide variety of uses, Haizhongjin Steel keeps a ready stock of the following standard sizes , but other sizes may be available for special orders.

A363/16" – 18"48" – 120"Up to 480"

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