Cold-formed Hollow Sections: Comparable specifications

 

Specification

 

Grade

Yield strength minimum

Tensile strength

Charpy V-Notch Impact values

 

 

 

 

N/mm2

N/mm2

Joules

C

 

JIS G 3444 (1994)

STK400

235

min. 400

-

-

 

JIS G 3466 (1988)

STKR400

245

min. 400

-

-

 

AS 1163 (1991)

C250L0

250

min. 320

27

0

 

EN 10219-1 (1997)

S275J0H

275

*430-580

27

0

 

EN 10219-1 (1997)

S275J2H

275

*430-580

27

-20

 

ASTM A500 (1996)

 

 

 

 

 

 

              Round tubing

              Shaped tubing

Grade A

 

228

269

min. 310

min. 310

-

-

-

-

 

              Round tubing

              Shaped tubing

Grade B

290

317

min. 400

min. 400

-

-

-

-

 

JIS G 3466 (1988)

STKR490

325

min. 490

-

-

 

AS 1163 (1991)

C350L0

350

min. 430

27

0

 

JIS G 3444

STK500

355

min. 500

-

-

 

EN 10219-1 (1997)

S355J0H

355

*490-630

27

0

 

EN 10219-1 (1997)

S355J2H

355

*510-680

27

-20

 

NORSEC 360

Eqv. 50EE

360

490-630

100

-20

 

 

 

 

 

50

-60

 

JIS G 3444 (1994)

STK540

390

min. 540

-

-

 

AS 1163 (1991)

C450L0

450

min. 500

27

0


  • For thickness less than 3mm.
  • EN 10219-1 (1997): one of the new European Norms, see Explanatory notes.
  • ASTM A36 (1991): standard from American Society for Testing of Materials for carbon structural steel.
  • ASTM 500 (1996): standard from American Society for Testing of Materials for cold-formed welded and seamless carbon steel structural tubing in rounds and shapes.
  • JIS G 3444 (1994): Japanese Industrial Standard for Carbon steel tubes for general structural purposes.
  • JIS G 3466 (1988): Japanese Industrial Standard for Carbon steel square pipes for general structural purposes.
  • AS 1163 (1991): Australian Standard for Structural steel hollow sections.