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Aerospace Steel Sheet

S510 Aerospace Steel Sheet

BS S510 is an unalloyed heat treatable carbon steel available in sheet and strip which is suitable for low strength components.

Steel Sheet

The alloy requires protection from corrosion if it is to be exposed to the atmosphere. The material is easily welded and has an annealed tensile strength (Rm) 430-540 N/mm². It is usually supplied softened.


BS S510 aerospace sheet is suitable for use in low strength components. It is an easily welded material which is heat treatable with improved tensile strength once annealed. It is supplied in the softened delivery condition and is available throughout the Smiths UK service centre network.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Low stressed applications
  • General aerospace use
  • General engineering applications
  • Machinery components
  • Flanges, spacers, bushes

We stock S510 in plate and sheet.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for S510 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

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