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Corten steel is becoming more popular by roll formed product end-users.Its unique look and naturally oxidizing finish make it especially desirable for many architectural projects.Weathering steel, best-known under the trademark COR-TEN steel,is a group of steel alloys which were developed to obviate the need for painting, and form a stable rust-like appearance if exposed to the weather for several years.The most commonly used is corten A steel plate and corten B steel plate. corten Weathering steel has increased resistance to atmospheric corrosion when compared to other steels.COR-TEN resists the corrosive effects of rain, snow, ice, fog, and other meteorological conditions by forming a coating of dark brown oxidation over the metal, which inhibits deeper penetration and negates the need for painting and costly rust-prevention maintenance over the years.
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Corten steel Application

Corten steel Application

1.Architecture
2.Sculpture
3.Structural works
4.Industrial chimneys
5.Freight wagons
6.Silos
7.Containers
8.Pylons
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corten A/B Chemical composition:

Grade  %C  %Si  %Mn  %P  %S  %Cr  %Cu  %V  %Ni
Cor-ten A 0.12 0.25-0.75 0.20-0.50 0.07-0.15 0.030 0.50-1.25 0.25-0.55 0.65
Cor-ten B 0.16 0.30-0.50 0.80-1.25 0.030 0.030 0.40-0.65 0.25-0.40 0.02-0.10 0.40

corten A/B Mechanical properties:

Grade Material thickness,
[mm]
Min Yield Stress,
[MPa]
Tensile Strength,
[MPa]
Min Elongation,
[%]
COR-TEN A ≥ 3mm 355 470-630 20
COR-TEN B ≤ 16mm 355 470-630 20
> 16 ≤ 50mm 345
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— Hot forming:
This operation may be normally carried out in a temperature range of 800 °C to 1050 °C. If it is required to use a different temperature, it is advisable to carry out a normalizing treatment at the end.
— Flame cutting:
This operation can be normally carried out with the usual methods. In general no preheat is required, but operation on plates with a temperature of less than 10 °C should be avoided.
— Welding:
COR-TEN A/B plates can be easily welded using all common procedures used for mild steel plates (spot, GTAW, GMAW, SMAW). Considering the chemical analysis, it can be stated that COR-TEN A/B steel is not subject to cold cracking. Welded structures fabricated with COR-TEN A steel does not normally need thermal stress relief treatment. Please contact A/B braservice for the choice of welding products.
— Drawing:
In spite of its excellent mechanical characteristics, COR-TEN A/B can be moderately drawn.
— Cold bending:
COR-TEN A/B is suitable for very strict bending operations.
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