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ASTM A516-70 Normalized PVQ

ASTM A516-70 Normalized PVQ
Chemical Composition
Carbon:             0.27% (Max)
Manganese:       0.85%-1.20%

Phosphorus:       0.035% (Max)
Sulphur:            0.035% (Max)

ASTM A516-70 Normalized Pressure Vessel Quality Plate

A516 Grade 70 Normalized PVQ (Pressure Vessel Quality) plate is stocked by Alro.

The PVQ Plate ASTM A516/ASME SA516-70 is a grade intended primarily for service in welded pressure vessels where improved notch toughness is required, It is most often found in moderate and lower temperature applications.

Supplementary testing such as Charpy Impacts, Ultrasonic Examination and Carbon Equivalency are available. All plates over 1-1/2" Thick are required to be normalized.

Alro also stocks ASTM A516-70 Plate As Rolled

Tensile Strength: 70-90 ksi
Yield Strength:    38 ksi
Typical Uses
A516-70 is typically used in:
  • Low-to-Medium Pressure Vessels
  • Boilers
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ASTM A516-70 Normalized