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S511 Aerospace & Alloy Steel SheetBS S511

Carbon Steel Sheet

BS S511 is an unalloyed heat treatable carbon steel available in sheet and strip.

The alloy is suitable for low strength components requiring significant drawing operations during manufacture. BS S511 requires protection from corrosion if it is to be exposed to the atmosphere and supplied with an annealed tensile strength (Rm) 280-400 N/mm². The alloy is delivered in the softened condition.

Key Features:

BS S511 aerospace sheet is easily welded and is supplied in the heat treated condition. The alloy offers improved tensile strength once annealed. The material is used in applications where significant drawing is required during the manufacturing process.

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.

Download BS S511 Aerospace & Alloy Steel Sheet Datasheet

Typical Applications:

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

We offer BS S511 in sheet and strips.


Smiths offer in-house processing operations including a guillotining department where we can cut your sheets to your specific needs making it closer to your finished requirements.

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