• AS 3597-1993

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    Structural and pressure vessel steel - Quenched and tempered plate

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    Superseded date:  06-25-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1993

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 3597-1993 STRUCTURAL AND PRESSURE VESSEL STEEL-QUENCHED AND TEMPERED PLATE
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 3 DESIGNATION
    6 - 3.1 General
    6 - 3.2 Steelmaking process
    6 - 4 CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
    6 - 4.1 General
    6 - 4.2 Cast analysis
    6 - 4.3 Product analysis
    7 - 5 ROOM TEMPERATURE TENSILE TESTING
    7 - 5.1 General
    7 - 5.2 Test specimen
    7 - 5.3 Tensile test piece
    8 - 5.4 Test method and results
    8 - 5.5 Retests
    8 - 6 CHARPY IMPACT TESTING
    8 - 6.1 Impact test pieces
    9 - 6.2 Test method and result
    9 - 6.2.1 General
    9 - 6.2.2 Grades 500, 600 and 700
    9 - 6.2.3 Grade 700PV
    9 - 6.3 Retest
    9 - 6.3.1 Grades 500, 600 and 700
    10 - 6.3.2 Grade 700PV
    10 - 7 DROPWEIGHT TEST FOR NIL DUCTILITY TRANSITION TEMPERATURE
    10 - 8 FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS
    10 - 8.1 General
    10 - 8.2 Removal of surface defects
    11 - 8.3 Ultrasonic testing
    11 - 9 MANUFACTURING TOLERANCES
    11 - 10 HEAT TREATMENT
    11 - 11 TEST CERTIFICATE
    12 - 12 ROUNDING OF NUMBERS
    12 - 12.1 General
    12 - 12.2 Tensile properties
    13 - APPENDIX A - LIST OF REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    14 - APPENDIX B - ELEVATED TEMPERATURE TESTING OF GRADES 700 AND 700PV
    14 - B1 GENERAL
    14 - B2 TEST PIECE
    14 - B3 TEST METHODS AND RESULTS
    14 - B4 RETEST
    16 - APPENDIX C - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    16 - C1 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THEPURCHASER
    16 - C2 INDEPENDENT TEST
    16 - C3 CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE AND TEST CERTIFICATES
    16 - C3.1 Certificates of compliance
    16 - C3.2 Test certificates
    17 - C4 INSPECTION
    18 - APPENDIX D - INFLUENCE OF FABRICATION AND HEAT TREATMENT ON MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
    18 - D1 INFLUENCEOF HOT-FORMINGAND STRESS RELIEVING ON MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
    18 - D2 INFLUENCE OF COLD-FORMING ON MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
    19 - APPENDIX E - USE OF GRADE 700 IN LIEU OF GRADE 700PV

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    Specifies the technical requirements for the production and supply of intermediate and high-strength quenched and tempered low-alloy steel plates from a minimum thickness of 5 mm to a maximum thickness of 110 mm for use in fusion welded structures and pressure vessels. The Standard introduces new Grades 500, 600, 700 and 700PV.

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    This Standard specifies technical requirements for the production and supply of intermediate and high-strength quenched and tempered low-alloy steel plates from a minimum thickness of 5 mm to a maximum thickness of 110 mm. It is intended for use in fusion welded structures and pressure vessels.

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    Committee BD-023
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 3597-1993.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1627.4-1989 Metal finishing - Preparation and pretreatment of sufaces - Abrasive blast cleaning
    AS 1627.9-1989 Metal finishing - Preparation and pretreatment of surfaces - Pictorial surface preparation standards for painting steel surfaces
    AS 1627.9-2002 Metal finishing - Preparation and pretreatment of surfaces Pictorial surface preparation standards for painting steel surfaces (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 2291-2007 Metallic materials - Tensile testing at elevated temperatures
    AS 1710-2007 Non-destructive testing - Ultrasonic testing of carbon and low alloy steel plate and universal sections - Test methods and quality classification
    AS 1663-1974 Method for dropweight test for nil-ductility transition temperature of ferritic steels
    AS 2069-1977 Method for verifying the minimum elevated temperature lower yield or proof stress properties of carbon and low alloy steel products
    AS 1544.2-2003 Method for impact tests on metals Charpy V-notch (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1050.12-1983 Methods for the analysis of iron and steel Determination of nitrogen in steel (steam distillation titrimetric method)
    AS 1391-2007 Metallic materials - Tensile testing at ambient temperature
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    AS K1.16-1961 Methods for the sampling and analysis of iron and steel Determination of sulphur in steel (gravimetric method)
    AS 1544.2-1989 Methods for impact tests on metals Charpy V-notch
    AS 1213-1982 Iron and steel - Methods of sampling
    AS/NZS 1554.4:2004 Structural steel welding - Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
    AS 2706-1984 Numerical values - Rounding and interpretation of limiting values
    AS 1365-1986 Tolerances for flat-rolled steel products
    AS 1210-1989 Unfired Pressure Vessels (known as the SAA Unfired Pressure Vessels Code)
    AS/NZS 1365:1996 Tolerances for flat-rolled steel products
    AS 1710-1986 Non-destructive testing - Ultrasonic testing of carbon and low alloy steel plate - Test methods and quality classification
    AS 2291-1979 Methods for tensile testing of metals at elevated temperatures
    AS 1554.4-1989 Structural steel welding (known as the SAA Structural Steel Welding Code) - Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
    AS 1627.4-2005 Metal finishing - Preparation and pretreatment of surfaces Abrasive blast cleaning of steel
    AS K1.21-1965 Methods for the sampling and analysis of iron and steel Cobalt in iron and steel (photometric method)
    AS 2706-2003 Numerical values - Rounding and interpretation of limiting values (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1391-1991 Methods for tensile testing of metals
    AS 1548-1995 Steel plates for pressure equipment

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    AS/NZS 3992:1998 Pressure equipment - Welding and brazing qualification
    AS 1438.1-1998 Wire-coil flat slings Product specification
    AS/NZS 1554.4:2004 Structural steel welding - Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
    AS/NZS 1554.2:2003 Structural steel welding Stud welding (steel studs to steel)
    AS 1796-2001 Certification of welders and welding supervisors (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 4037-1999 Pressure equipment - Examination and testing (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2980-2004 Qualification of welders for fusion welding of steels
    AS/NZS 3679.1:1996 Structural steel - Hot-rolled bars and sections
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    AS 4458-1997 Pressure equipment - Manufacture (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 2312:1994 Guide to the protection of iron and steel against exterior atmospheric corrosion
    AS/NZS 2980:2007 Qualification of welders for fusion welding of steels
    AS/NZS 3678:1996 Structural steel - Hot-rolled plates, floorplates and slabs
    AS/NZS 4496:1997 Recommended practice for the colour coding of steel products (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 3679.2:1996 Structural steel - Welded I sections
    AS/NZS 1554.4:1995 Structural steel welding - Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
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