CORTEN A®

Structural steel resistant to atmospheric corrosion, slightly oiled for surface protection.
Anti-corrosive properties.
Corrosion resistant steels slow down the deterioration of chimneys and flues.

Technical Characteristics:

Standard

USX CORP (proprietary)

Identification Number

Classification

Type

Unalloyed Steel

Rolling State

AR – Rolling blank

Brief Description

Structural steel resistant to atmospheric corrosion, slightly oiled for surface protection.
Anti-corrosive properties.
Corrosion resistant steels slow down the deterioration of chimneys and flues.

Applications

Architectural façades, chimneys, bridges, containers, industrial tanks and filters.

Standard Coil Stock Range

Corten A 1250 1500
0,6
0,8
1
1,2
1,5

Chemical Composition

Regulatory standard

Element Value
C (%) ≤ 0,21
Si (%) ≤ 0,75
Mn (%) ≤ 0,50
P (%) ≤ 0,15
S (%) ≤ 0,03
AI (%) ≤ 0,06
Nb (%)
Ti (%)
V (%)
Mo (%)
Cu (%) ≤ 0,55
Element Value
Cr (%) ≤ 1,25
Ni (%) ≤ 0,65
N (%)
B (%)
Nb+Ti+V (%)
Cr+Mo+Ni (%)
Ni+Cr+Cu+Mo (%)
C.E.V. (%) ≤ 0,40*

C.E.V. (%) = C+(Mn/6)+[(Cr+Mo+V)/5]+[(Ni+Cu)/15]

Mechanical Properties

According to UNI EN 10028

Mechanical characteristics Direction Thicknesses Values
 Re (MPa) T < 3 ≥ 310
 Rm(MPa) T ≤ 3 ≥ 450
 A80 (%) T < 3 ≥ 22
 A5 (%)
 Bend Test 180°
 KV 20°C (J)
 KV 0°C (J)
 KV -20°C (J)
 KV -40°C (J)
 KV -50°C (J)

* = Standard option
t = thickness in mm of the test piece for the bend test
L = Tensile testing carried out on longitudinal test pieces
T = Bend tests carried out on cross-cut test pieces

Tolerances

Tolerances on the dimensions and on the shape     EN10131: 2006

Certifications

Proprietary standard

DISCLAIMER: SIDASTICO S.p.A. declines any and all liability for the accuracy and precision of the information herein and reserves the right to modify any part without advanced notice.

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