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Specification for carbon-manganese steel sheet and strip

for use in the softened condition: 460/600 MPa

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  • UNS Number - BS 2S515 : 1969
  • Specification - BS S515
  • Form - sheet and strip

General Information

NOTE Sheet and strip of the same composition for use in the hardened and tempered condition are covered by the latest edition
of BS S 514.
This British Standard shall be used in conjunction with the relevant sections of the latest edition
of BS S 500.

Mechanical Properties

Property Min Value Max Value
N/mmsq 0.2% Yield Strength 0 0
N/mmsq Ultimate Tensile Strength 460 600
% Elongation 14 0
% Reduction of Area 0 0
Hardness Rockwell B (HRB) 0 0
Hardness Rockwell C (HRC) 0 0
Hardness Brinell (BHN) 0 0
Hardness Vickers (HV) 0 0

Chemical Elements

% Carbon (C) 0.17 0.25
% Chromium (Cr) 0 0.25
% Manganese (Mn) 1.3 1.7
% Molybdenum (Mo) 0 0.10
% Nickel (Ni) 0 0.40
% Phosphorus (P) 0 0.040
% Sulphur (S) 0 0.040
% Silicon (Si) 0.10 0.35
% Iron (Fe) 96.87 98.43
% Copper 0 0
% Magnesium 0 0
% Zinc 0 0
% Titanium 0 0
% Aluminium 0 0
% Cobalt (Co) 0 0
% Zirconium (Zr) 0 0
% Boron (B) 0 0
% Lead (Pb) 0 0
% Bismuth (Bi) 0 0
% Selenium (Se) 0 0