sa 36 for pressure vesselse

Review UCS 6 (ASME Section VIII, Div 1).1Only if it is a vessel for less than 15 psig. SA 36 is of weldable quality. I.e. you can connect it to a vessel. It cannot be pressure containing.Bsly, has this been changed recently? My 2004 edition of S VIII D1 permits SA 36 although with some restrictions on service and thickness. Regards, MikeI believe that SA 36 is quite commonly used for vessel work, although there are some limitations. If thickness is significant, it will generally be more economical to use some other material.Yes, with limitations given in Par. UCS 6. Mauro Gonzagasa36 is the most common in viii 1 for pv constructionGenBThat is scary!I don't know that is the MOST common, but certainly common. If the size and pressure rating of the vessel permit SA36, I imagine most manufacturers would use it. Ditto on atmospheric API tanks. And I don't know why that would be scary.JStephenGuess I have just seen to many quality problems in the use of a structural steel in a vessel application. Sometimes it will not matter,per UCS 6,but I do not agree that it is most common for vessel application. Cheaper is not always cheapest. I could tell you a number of poor result stories for A 36 but would need a new page. INMHOAngle,channel,non pressure,itsOK,but for anything elsebe careful.As an engineer who directly specified or was involved in specifying materials for well over 1000 pressure vessels for use in the petrochemical and power industries, I can only think of one or two which was specifed as being manufactured from SA 36. As an old steel maker, I can attest to the downgrading of many heats of other steels into A 36, which was the "catch all" for downgrades. In the past, the liklihood of laminations in A 36 plate was quite high, and the toughness of the material was especially low in the downgraded heats.1BPV Sec8 Div 1 vessel SA 36 or SA 516 70?Dec 06, 2012What is the difference between A 36 & SA 36?Sep 11, 2007See more resultsHistory of pressure  ·