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Jean-Claude Schwartz
Jean-Claude Schwartz
16:20 Dec-10-2009
Hardness Values

Hello,

Would anyone happen to know the hardness values (Brinell or Vickers would be great) for steel grades S235 and S255?
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.

 
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Nigel Armstrong
Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom, Joined Oct 2000, 1096

Nigel Armstrong

Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 2000
1096
05:24 Dec-12-2009
Re: Hardness Values
In Reply to Jean-Claude Schwartz at 16:20 Dec-10-2009 (Opening).

Hello Jean-Claude

Not enough information given - which code or standard, specification and condition are you interested in.

 
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Roger Duwe
NDT Inspector, API-510, 570, 653
MISTRAS, USA, Joined Jan 2009, 148

Roger Duwe

NDT Inspector, API-510, 570, 653
MISTRAS,
USA,
Joined Jan 2009
148
20:59 Dec-12-2009
Re: Hardness Values
In Reply to Nigel Armstrong at 05:24 Dec-12-2009 .

Wild [educated] guess for hardness: assuming carbon steel with a maximum tensile of 70ksi/ 500 MPa, the hardness should be a HB [brinnell 3000 kg] of about 200.

 
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