BEAMS and CHANNELS
Structural steel grades according to American and European standards are shown in tables below.
American ASTM standard high-strength, low-alloy beams, which are used in common applications such as gravity columns for high-rise buildings, long span trusses for stadiums and convention centers and for all projects where seismic design is a critical factor.
The European standard EN 10027:1992 defines, in combination with the CEN report CR10260, the designation system for steel.
Some of the delivery conditions of the material is as provided below;
Reduced carbon equivalent (CEV) or parameter crack measurement (PCM) value
Transversal impact test
Post-weld heat treatment test (PWHT)