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Applicability & Allowable Stress of ASTM A516 Gr.60

Applicability and Maximum Temp. Limits

Same as ASTM A516 Gr.70 & Gr.65, the ASTM A516 Gr.60 (ASME SA-516 Gr.60) plates are applicable for the construction of power boilers (ASME BPVC Section I), nuclear power plant components (ASME BPVC Section III Classes 2 & 3), pressure vessels (ASME BPVC Section VIII Divsion 1), and transport tanks (ASME BPVC Section XII). According to ASME BPVC Seciton II, the maximum temperature limits and its applications for SA-516 Gr. 60 are listed respectively:

  • ASME Section I: 850°F
  • ASME Seciton III CL 2 & 3: 700°F
  • ASME Section VIII-1: 1000°F
  • ASME Section XII: 650°F

Maximum Allowable Stress at Elevated Temperatures

*Temp.: metal temperature, °F, not exceeding; *MAS: maximum allowable stress, ksi.
*The maximum allowable stress at elevated temperatures for ASME SA-516 Gr.60.
*UNS number of ASTM A516 Gr.60: K02100; P-No.: 1; Group-No.: 1.



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