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  • Hot-rolled - Ympress® Laser - for laser cutting

    Hot Rolled Strip Steel

    Tata Steel’s Ympress Laser range was developed specifically for fast and efficient laser-cutting.  The resulting clean-cut edges mean end products require less finishing.  

    Products include a structural steel grade and two high-strength low-alloy steels to suit a wide variety of applications.

     

    • Ympress® for weight savings and component strength

      Ympress® is Tata Steel’s hot-rolled HSLA product. It is highly formable and delivers weight savings and increased component strength. The result is lighter, stronger, more consistent products.

      Ympress® adds value to automotive, lifting and excavating and shipbuilding applications, among others.

    Contact us

    Tata Steel

    PO Box 10.000

    1970 CA IJmuiden

    Netherlands

    Helpdesk

    T +31 (0)251 494191

    Overview

     

    The consistent quality of Ympress Laser products ensures fast, reliable automated processing. A well-adhered oxide layer and consistent chemical contents deliver a clean-cut edge – even at high cutting speeds. This allows simple release of cut parts and reduces post-cut work. Suitable also for conventional cutting methods, Ympress Laser comes will all the advantages of the Ympress product family.
    To protect the integrity of this product, Ympress Laser is available only through a dedicated supply route. A full customers support package is available.

    Applications

    Agricultural machinery
    Automotive components
    Containers
    Cranes and crane booms
    Earth-moving equipment
    Lighting
    Industrial silos
    Lightweight towers
    Radiator components
    Safety-critical applications
    Racking and shelving
    Telescopic booms
    Tow hooks
    Train carriages

    Relationship with standards

    Ympress® Laser grades comply with the following standards:

    GradeThickness (mm)Corresponding designations
      EN 10025-2: 2004EN 10149-2: 1996Germany
    SEW 092

    Ympress®
    Laser E250C

    ≤ 12.7

    S235J2+AR

    -

    -

    Ympress®
    Laser E250C

    12.7 - 20

    S235J0+AR

    -

    -

    Ympress®
    Laser S355MC

    All

    -

    S355MC

    QStE380TM

    Ympress®
    Laser S420MC

    All

    -

    S420MC

    QStE460TM

     

    Impact strength

    Impact tests can be performed on request – please contact us.

    For Ympress® Laser E250C > 12.7mm the impact test is limited according to
    EN 10025-2: 2004, grade S235J0+AR.

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    Properties

     

    Mechanical properties

    The values shown below apply to typical and guaranteed mechanical properties of Ympress Laser.
    For Ympress Laser E250C the values of the tensile test apply to test bars transverse to the rolling direction.
    For Ympress Laser S355MC and Ympress Laser S420MC the values of the tensile test apply to test bars parallel to the rolling direction.
    The values of the bend test apply to test bars transverse to the rolling direction.

    Grade

    Description

    Yield strength 1 ReH

    Tensile strength Rm

     

     

    N/mm²

    N/mm²

    Ympress 
    Laser E250C

    Typical

    285

    430

     

    Guaranteed

    ≥ 240

    370 - 490

    Ympress 
    Laser S355MC

    Typical

    390

    485

     

    Guaranteed

    ≥ 355

    450 - 550

    Ympress 
    Laser S420MC

    Typical

    460

    545

     

    Guaranteed

    ≥ 420

    500 - 600

     

    Grade

    Description

    Min. elongation after fracture A

    Bend test mandrel diameter min.

     

     

    %

     

     

     

     

    L0 = 80mm

    L0 = 5.65√S0

     

     

     

     

    t < 3

    3 ≤ t < 5

    t ≥ 5

     

    Ympress 
    Laser E250C

    Typical

    26

    30

    30

    -

     

    Guaranteed

    23

    24

    24

    0.5 t

    Ympress 
    Laser S355MC

    Typical

    30

    27

     

    -

     

    Guaranteed

    22

    27

    24

    0 t

    Ympress 
    Laser S420MC

    Typical

    26

    27

     

    -

     

    Guaranteed

    18

    22

    21

    0 t

    1. Upper yield strength or 0.2% proof stress applies.
    t - material thickness in mm.

     

    The following table represents the European standard for reference:

    EN
    10025-2: 2004

    EN
    10149-2: 1996

    Yield strength 1
    ReH

    Tensile strength

    Rm

    Minimum elongation
    after fracture A

    Bend test mandrel diameter

    min.

     

     

    N/mm²

    N/mm²

    %

     

     

     

     

     

    L0 = 80mm

    L0 = 5.65√S0

     

     

     

     

     

    t < 3

    t ≥ 3

     

    S235J2+AR

     

    235

    360 - 510

    19

    24

    -

     

    S355MC

    355

    430 - 550

    19

    23

    0.5 t

     

    S420MC

    420

    480 - 620

    16

    19

    0.5 t

    1. Upper yield strength or 0.2% proof stress applies.
    t - material thickness in mm.

    Chemical composition

    The following tables represent the guaranteed values for Ympress Laser.

    Tata Steel

    C

    Mn

    P

    S 1

    Si

    Altot

    Nb

    V

    Ti

    Cu

    Grade

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Min.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Ympress 
    Laser E250C

    0.17

    1.10

    0.025

    0.020

    0.030

    0.015

    -

    -

    -

    0.07

    Ympress 
    Laser S355MC

    0.10

    1.40

    0.020

    0.008

    0.030

    0.015

    0.05

    -

    0.025

    -

    Ympress 
    Laser S420MC

    0.10

    1.50

    0.020

    0.008

    0.030

    0.015

    0.08

    -

    0.050

    -

    1. We can supply Ympress® Laser S355MC and Ympress® Laser S420MC with a maximum sulphur content of 0.005% - please contact us.
    All values are in weight %.

    The following table represents the European standard for reference.

     

    C

    Mn

    P

    S

    Si

    Altot

    Nb

    V

    Ti

    Cu

     

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Min.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    EN 10025-2: 2004

    S235J2

    0.17

    1.40

    0.025

    0.025

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    0.550

    EN 10149-2: 1996

    S355MC

    0.12

    1.50

    0.025

    0.020

    0.50

    0.015

    0.09

    0.20

    0.15

    -

    S420MC

    0.12

    1.60

    0.025

    0.015

    0.50

    0.015

    0.09

    0.20

    0.15

    -

    All values are in weight%.

     

      

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    Dimensions

     

    Dimensional capability for non-pickled products.

    Dimensions in mm.

    Thickness

    Max. width

    From - up to

    Ympress Laser
    E250C

    Ympress Laser
    S355MC

    Ympress Laser
    S420MC

    1.47 - 1.49

    1310

    -

    -

    1.49 - 1.50

    1320

    -

    -

    1.50 - 1.53

    1330

    1060

    -

    1.53 - 1.57

    1350

    1100

    950

    1.57 - 1.60

    1380

    1150

    1000

    1.60 - 1.70

    1410

    1160

    1040

    1.70 - 1.80

    1480

    1250

    1150

    1.80 - 1.90

    1550

    1330

    1230

    1.90 - 2.00

    1550

    1400

    1300

    2.00 - 2.20

    1710

    1480

    1380

    2.20 - 2.40

    1820

    1600

    1500

    2.40 - 2.60

    1920

    1730

    1630

    2.60 - 2.70

    2030

    1760

    1680

    2.70 - 2.80

    2070

    1790

    1710

    2.80 - 3.00

    2070

    1840

    1750

    3.00 - 3.20

    2070

    1900

    1790

    3.20 - 3.50

    2070

    1960

    1840

    3.50 - 3.65

    2070

    2030

    1880

    3.65 - 4.00

    2070

    2070

    1920

    4.00 - 4.40

    2070

    2070

    1990

    4.40 - 15.00

    2070

    2070

    2070

    15.00-20.00

    2070

    -

    -

    For Ympress Laser E250C, the minimum width is 1000mm for thicknesses from 15.00mm to 20.00mm; 900mm for all other thicknesses.
    For Ympress Laser S355MC and Ympress Laser S420MC, the minimum width is 900mm.
    Widths smaller than 900mm are available - please contact us.
    Ympress products are produced in the Netherlands.


    Dimensional capability for pickled products.

    Dimensions in mm.

    Thickness

    Max. width

    From - up to

    Ympress Laser
    E250C

    Ympress Laser
    S355MC

    Ympress Laser
    S420MC

    1.50 - 1.53

    1330

    1060

    -

    1.53 - 1.57

    1350

    1100

    950

    1.57 - 1.60

    1380

    1150

    1000

    1.60 - 1.70

    1410

    1160

    1040

    1.70 - 1.80

    1480

    1250

    1150

    1.80 - 1.90

    1550

    1330

    1230

    1.90 - 2.00

    1550

    1400

    1300

    2.00 - 2.20

    1710

    1480

    1380

    2.20 - 2.40

    1820

    1600

    1500

    2.40 - 2.60

    1920

    1730

    1630

    2.60 - 2.70

    2030

    1760

    1710

    2.70 - 2.80

    2070

    1790

    1710

    2.80 - 3.00

    2070

    1840

    1750

    3.00 - 3.20

    2070

    1900

    1790

    3.20 - 3.47

    2070

    1960

    1840

    3.47 - 3.65

    2070

    2030

    1880

    3.65 - 4.00

    2070

    2070

    1920

    4.00 - 4.40

    2070

    2070

    2000

    4.40 - 4.83

    2070

    1950

    1950

    4.83 - 5.00

    2000

    1880

    1880

    5.00 - 5.25

    1900

    1790

    1790

    5.25 - 5.50

    1820

    1710

    1710

    5.50 - 5.70

    1720

    1650

    1650

    5.70 - 5.80

    1720

    1550

    1550

    5.80 - 6.00

    1570

    1550

    1550

    6.00 - 6.35

    1570

    1480

    1480

    The minimum width is 900mm.
    Widths smaller than 900mm and/or thicknesses up to 20mm may be available - please contact us.
    Ympress products are produced in the Netherlands.

    Tolerances

    Tolerances for wide strip and slit wide strip comply with standard EN 10051: 2010 (click here).

    Tighter tolerances are available, please contact us.

     

     

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    Overview

    Overview

     

    The consistent quality of Ympress Laser products ensures fast, reliable automated processing. A well-adhered oxide layer and consistent chemical contents deliver a clean-cut edge – even at high cutting speeds. This allows simple release of cut parts and reduces post-cut work. Suitable also for conventional cutting methods, Ympress Laser comes will all the advantages of the Ympress product family.
    To protect the integrity of this product, Ympress Laser is available only through a dedicated supply route. A full customers support package is available.

    Applications

    Agricultural machinery
    Automotive components
    Containers
    Cranes and crane booms
    Earth-moving equipment
    Lighting
    Industrial silos
    Lightweight towers
    Radiator components
    Safety-critical applications
    Racking and shelving
    Telescopic booms
    Tow hooks
    Train carriages

    Relationship with standards

    Ympress® Laser grades comply with the following standards:

    GradeThickness (mm)Corresponding designations
      EN 10025-2: 2004EN 10149-2: 1996Germany
    SEW 092

    Ympress®
    Laser E250C

    ≤ 12.7

    S235J2+AR

    -

    -

    Ympress®
    Laser E250C

    12.7 - 20

    S235J0+AR

    -

    -

    Ympress®
    Laser S355MC

    All

    -

    S355MC

    QStE380TM

    Ympress®
    Laser S420MC

    All

    -

    S420MC

    QStE460TM

     

    Impact strength

    Impact tests can be performed on request – please contact us.

    For Ympress® Laser E250C > 12.7mm the impact test is limited according to
    EN 10025-2: 2004, grade S235J0+AR.

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    Properties

    Properties

     

    Mechanical properties

    The values shown below apply to typical and guaranteed mechanical properties of Ympress Laser.
    For Ympress Laser E250C the values of the tensile test apply to test bars transverse to the rolling direction.
    For Ympress Laser S355MC and Ympress Laser S420MC the values of the tensile test apply to test bars parallel to the rolling direction.
    The values of the bend test apply to test bars transverse to the rolling direction.

    Grade

    Description

    Yield strength 1 ReH

    Tensile strength Rm

     

     

    N/mm²

    N/mm²

    Ympress 
    Laser E250C

    Typical

    285

    430

     

    Guaranteed

    ≥ 240

    370 - 490

    Ympress 
    Laser S355MC

    Typical

    390

    485

     

    Guaranteed

    ≥ 355

    450 - 550

    Ympress 
    Laser S420MC

    Typical

    460

    545

     

    Guaranteed

    ≥ 420

    500 - 600

     

    Grade

    Description

    Min. elongation after fracture A

    Bend test mandrel diameter min.

     

     

    %

     

     

     

     

    L0 = 80mm

    L0 = 5.65√S0

     

     

     

     

    t < 3

    3 ≤ t < 5

    t ≥ 5

     

    Ympress 
    Laser E250C

    Typical

    26

    30

    30

    -

     

    Guaranteed

    23

    24

    24

    0.5 t

    Ympress 
    Laser S355MC

    Typical

    30

    27

     

    -

     

    Guaranteed

    22

    27

    24

    0 t

    Ympress 
    Laser S420MC

    Typical

    26

    27

     

    -

     

    Guaranteed

    18

    22

    21

    0 t

    1. Upper yield strength or 0.2% proof stress applies.
    t - material thickness in mm.

     

    The following table represents the European standard for reference:

    EN
    10025-2: 2004

    EN
    10149-2: 1996

    Yield strength 1
    ReH

    Tensile strength

    Rm

    Minimum elongation
    after fracture A

    Bend test mandrel diameter

    min.

     

     

    N/mm²

    N/mm²

    %

     

     

     

     

     

    L0 = 80mm

    L0 = 5.65√S0

     

     

     

     

     

    t < 3

    t ≥ 3

     

    S235J2+AR

     

    235

    360 - 510

    19

    24

    -

     

    S355MC

    355

    430 - 550

    19

    23

    0.5 t

     

    S420MC

    420

    480 - 620

    16

    19

    0.5 t

    1. Upper yield strength or 0.2% proof stress applies.
    t - material thickness in mm.

    Chemical composition

    The following tables represent the guaranteed values for Ympress Laser.

    Tata Steel

    C

    Mn

    P

    S 1

    Si

    Altot

    Nb

    V

    Ti

    Cu

    Grade

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Min.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Ympress 
    Laser E250C

    0.17

    1.10

    0.025

    0.020

    0.030

    0.015

    -

    -

    -

    0.07

    Ympress 
    Laser S355MC

    0.10

    1.40

    0.020

    0.008

    0.030

    0.015

    0.05

    -

    0.025

    -

    Ympress 
    Laser S420MC

    0.10

    1.50

    0.020

    0.008

    0.030

    0.015

    0.08

    -

    0.050

    -

    1. We can supply Ympress® Laser S355MC and Ympress® Laser S420MC with a maximum sulphur content of 0.005% - please contact us.
    All values are in weight %.

    The following table represents the European standard for reference.

     

    C

    Mn

    P

    S

    Si

    Altot

    Nb

    V

    Ti

    Cu

     

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Min.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    Max.

    EN 10025-2: 2004

    S235J2

    0.17

    1.40

    0.025

    0.025

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    0.550

    EN 10149-2: 1996

    S355MC

    0.12

    1.50

    0.025

    0.020

    0.50

    0.015

    0.09

    0.20

    0.15

    -

    S420MC

    0.12

    1.60

    0.025

    0.015

    0.50

    0.015

    0.09

    0.20

    0.15

    -

    All values are in weight%.

     

      

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    Dimensions

    Dimensions

     

    Dimensional capability for non-pickled products.

    Dimensions in mm.

    Thickness

    Max. width

    From - up to

    Ympress Laser
    E250C

    Ympress Laser
    S355MC

    Ympress Laser
    S420MC

    1.47 - 1.49

    1310

    -

    -

    1.49 - 1.50

    1320

    -

    -

    1.50 - 1.53

    1330

    1060

    -

    1.53 - 1.57

    1350

    1100

    950

    1.57 - 1.60

    1380

    1150

    1000

    1.60 - 1.70

    1410

    1160

    1040

    1.70 - 1.80

    1480

    1250

    1150

    1.80 - 1.90

    1550

    1330

    1230

    1.90 - 2.00

    1550

    1400

    1300

    2.00 - 2.20

    1710

    1480

    1380

    2.20 - 2.40

    1820

    1600

    1500

    2.40 - 2.60

    1920

    1730

    1630

    2.60 - 2.70

    2030

    1760

    1680

    2.70 - 2.80

    2070

    1790

    1710

    2.80 - 3.00

    2070

    1840

    1750

    3.00 - 3.20

    2070

    1900

    1790

    3.20 - 3.50

    2070

    1960

    1840

    3.50 - 3.65

    2070

    2030

    1880

    3.65 - 4.00

    2070

    2070

    1920

    4.00 - 4.40

    2070

    2070

    1990

    4.40 - 15.00

    2070

    2070

    2070

    15.00-20.00

    2070

    -

    -

    For Ympress Laser E250C, the minimum width is 1000mm for thicknesses from 15.00mm to 20.00mm; 900mm for all other thicknesses.
    For Ympress Laser S355MC and Ympress Laser S420MC, the minimum width is 900mm.
    Widths smaller than 900mm are available - please contact us.
    Ympress products are produced in the Netherlands.


    Dimensional capability for pickled products.

    Dimensions in mm.

    Thickness

    Max. width

    From - up to

    Ympress Laser
    E250C

    Ympress Laser
    S355MC

    Ympress Laser
    S420MC

    1.50 - 1.53

    1330

    1060

    -

    1.53 - 1.57

    1350

    1100

    950

    1.57 - 1.60

    1380

    1150

    1000

    1.60 - 1.70

    1410

    1160

    1040

    1.70 - 1.80

    1480

    1250

    1150

    1.80 - 1.90

    1550

    1330

    1230

    1.90 - 2.00

    1550

    1400

    1300

    2.00 - 2.20

    1710

    1480

    1380

    2.20 - 2.40

    1820

    1600

    1500

    2.40 - 2.60

    1920

    1730

    1630

    2.60 - 2.70

    2030

    1760

    1710

    2.70 - 2.80

    2070

    1790

    1710

    2.80 - 3.00

    2070

    1840

    1750

    3.00 - 3.20

    2070

    1900

    1790

    3.20 - 3.47

    2070

    1960

    1840

    3.47 - 3.65

    2070

    2030

    1880

    3.65 - 4.00

    2070

    2070

    1920

    4.00 - 4.40

    2070

    2070

    2000

    4.40 - 4.83

    2070

    1950

    1950

    4.83 - 5.00

    2000

    1880

    1880

    5.00 - 5.25

    1900

    1790

    1790

    5.25 - 5.50

    1820

    1710

    1710

    5.50 - 5.70

    1720

    1650

    1650

    5.70 - 5.80

    1720

    1550

    1550

    5.80 - 6.00

    1570

    1550

    1550

    6.00 - 6.35

    1570

    1480

    1480

    The minimum width is 900mm.
    Widths smaller than 900mm and/or thicknesses up to 20mm may be available - please contact us.
    Ympress products are produced in the Netherlands.

    Tolerances

    Tolerances for wide strip and slit wide strip comply with standard EN 10051: 2010 (click here).

    Tighter tolerances are available, please contact us.

     

     

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