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BS S514 / BS S515 is a carbon-manganese steel available in sheet and strip.
Both grades chemically identical, BS S514 supplied heat treated to produce tensile strength (Rm) 770-1000 N/mm². BS S515 supplied soft annealed to give tensile strength (Rm) 460-600 N/mm² before final heat treatment.
BS S514 / BS S515 aerospace sheet is chemically identical. Where the alloys differ is in the way they are treated - BS S514 is supplied in the heat treated condition, whilst BS S515 is supplied in the soft annealed condition. The alloys are used when extra strength is required when compared with mild steel.
Commercial applications for this engineering material include:
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.
A technical datasheet for S514 / S515 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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