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What is BV Grade A steel plate ?

What is BV Grade A steel plate ?

BV Grade A (BVA) steel plate is a BV certified (Bureau Veritas) general structural steel plate used in shipbuilding. The yield strength of BV Grade A steel plate is 34,100 psi (235 MPa), and the ultimate tensile strength is 58,000-75,500 psi (400-520 MPa). BBN steel can supply high-quality BV Grade A steel plate, BVA angle steels, and BVA hot-rolled bars.

BV Grade A steel plate is mainly used for shipbuilding. Corrosion resistance and high strength-to-weight ratio make this steel plate very suitable for the efficient manufacture of hulls, bulkheads, upper decks and hatch covers of tankers, bulk carriers, container ships and LNG carriers.

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BV Marine Steel Plate Specification

BV Grade A steel plate composition(%)

Grade C max Si max Mn min P max S max C+Mn/6
BV A 0.21 0.50 2.5xC 0.035 0.035 0.40

BV Grade A steel plate properties

Grade Yield Strength (Mpa) Tensile Strength (MPa) Elongation in 8 in. [200mm] (%) Elongation in 2 in. [50mm] (%) Test Temperature(°C)
BV A 235 400-520 21 24 20

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