Properties

Mechanical Properties

Steel supplied will comply with the mechanical property limits below.
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   Ympress S460MC
Min. Yield strength  ReH1 N/mm² 460
Tensile strength Rm N/mm² 550 - 660
Min. elongation after fracture A% t < 3 17
3 ≤ t < 5 21
t ≥ 5 19
Min. bend test diameter t < 5 0 t
t ≥ 5 0.5 t
1. Upper yield strength or 0.2% proof stress applies.
t – material thickness in mm.
Elongation test piece length L0 = 80 mm for t < 3 mm. L0 = 5.65√S0 for t ≥ 3 mm

Impact strength

Impact tests can be performed for thicknesses ≥ 6.0 mm. Please contact us for details.
 

Chemical composition

Steel supplied will comply with the chemical limits below.

 
Grade   Ympress S460MC
C Max. 0.1
Mn Max. 1.5
P Max. 0.02
S Max. 0.0082
Si Max. 0.03
Altot Min. 0.015
Nb Max. 1 0.08
V Max. 1 -
Ti Max. 1 0.05
Mo Max. -
Cu Max. -
1. The sum of Nb, V and Ti shall be max. 0.22%.
2. These grades are available with a maximum sulphur content of 0.005%.
All values are in weight%