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SA-517 Grade A, B, E, F, H, P, Q, S

Overview

This quenched and tempered grade is used primarily in pressure vessel applications. The elevated physicals of this alloy grade is applicable for environments where added strength is required.

Chemical Requirements

*Elements represented in percentage

Elements Grade A % Grade B % Grade E % Grade F % Grade H % Grade P % Grade Q % Grade S %
Carbon
Heat analysis 0.15-0.21 0.15-0.21 0.12-0.20 0.10-0.20 0.12-0.21 0.12-0.21 0.14-0.21 0.10-0.20
Product analysis 0.13-0.23 0.13-0.23 0.10-0.22 0.08-0.22 0.10-0.23 0.10-0.23 0.12-0.23 0.10-0.22
Manganese
Heat analysis 0.80-1.10 0.70-1.00 0.40-0.70 0.60-1.00 0.95-1.30 0.45-0.70 0.95-1.30 1.10-1.50
Product analysis 0.74-1.20 0.64-1.10 0.35-0.78 0.55-1.10 0.87-1.41 0.40-0.78 0.87-1.41 1.02-1.62
Phosphorus, max 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025
Sulfur, max 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025 0.025
Silicon
Heat analysis 0.40-0.80 0.15-0.35 0.10-0.40 0.15-0.35 0.15-0.35 0.20-0.35 0.15-0.35 0.15-0.40
Product analysis 0.34-0.86 0.13-0.37 0.08-0.45 0.13-0.37 0.13-0.37 0.18-0.37 0.13-0.37 0.13-0.45
Nickel
Heat analysis 0.70-1.00 0.30-0.70 1.20-1.50 1.20-1.50
Product analysis 0.67-1.03 0.27-0.73 1.15-1.55 1.15-1.55
Chromium
Heat analysis 0.50-0.80 0.40-0.65 1.40-2.00 0.40-0.65 0.40-0.65 0.85-1.20 1.00-1.50
Product analysis 0.46-0.84 0.36-0.69 1.34-2.06 0.36-0.69 0.36-0.69 0.79-1.26 0.94-1.56
Molybdenum
Heat analysis 0.18-0.28 0.15-0.25 0.40-0.60 0.40-0.60 0.20-0.30 0.45-0.60 0.40-0.60 0.10-0.35

Tensile Requirements

2.50 in. [65 mm] and Under Over 2.50 to 6 in. [65 to 150 mm]
Tensile strength 115-135 [795-930] 105-135 [725-930]
Yield strength, min, ksi [MPa] 100 [690] 90 [620]
Elongation in 2 in. [50 mm], min, % 16 14
Reduction of area, min, %:
 Rectangular specimens 35
 Round specimens 45 45
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