Alro stocks ASTM A572, a high strength, low alloy steel plate that offers an optimum combination of strength, weldability and notch toughness with economy. ASTM A572's Post-weld heat treatment may degrade head-affected zone strength and toughness. Pretesting of specific welding and post-weld heat treating procedures is recommended to assure optimization of final property levels.
ASTM A572 is a high strength, low alloy steel plate. It offers an optimum combination of strength, weldability and notch toughness. Applications include: bridges, buildings, automotive and truck parts, railroad cars, cargo containers, tote boxes, construction equipment, structural tubing, lighting standards and transmission poles.