Sheet Steel

sheet steel

[′shēt ¦stēl]
(metallurgy)
Steel rolled in the form of sheet, usually used for deep-drawing applications.

Sheet Steel

 

cold rolled annealed sheets of steel 0.08–0.32 μ thick. Protective paint and lacquer coatings (tin, special lacquers, and so on) are applied to its surface to prevent corrosion.

Sheet steel coated with a layer of tin (tinplate or tinned sheet) is the most common type. According to the application method of the protective coating, it is subdivided into hottinned sheet (with a tin coating 1.6–2.5 μ thick) and sheet steel tinned by the method of electrolytic deposition (with a tin layer 0.34–1.56 μ thick). The use of sheet steel with tinless coatings is promising; such coatings consist of a layer of electrolytically deposited chromium 0.01–0.05 μ thick covered by a layer of phenol-epoxy lacquer 3–8 μ, thick.

In the USSR, sheet steel is produced in sheets measuring 512–1,000 × 712–1,200 mm or in rolls up to 1 m wide and weighing up to 15 tons. Sheet steel is rigid and may be deep pressed. Because of these properties it is widely used in the fabrication of metal containers (mainly cans for food products).

A. I. VITKIN


Sheet Steel

 

steel sheets 600–5,000 mm wide or strips in roll form up to 2,350 mm wide produced from slabs or ingots in sheet rolling mills by hot rolling (> 1 mm thick) and cold rolling (<3.5 mm thick). A distinction is made between sheet steel (< 4 mm thick) and heavy-gauge steel (> 4 mm thick). The following varieties of sheet steel are distinguished according to use: structural steel (including automotive steel), roofing steel, transformer steel, and steel for the construction of bridges, boilers, ships, storage tanks, and pipes. Large quantities of sheet steel are made with anticorrosion coatings, including zinc, tin (tin plate), lead, aluminum, and plastic. The surface of sheet steel may be smooth, fluted, or corrugated.

References in periodicals archive ?
Contract notice: framework contract for the delivery of 80 pieces of type iv and type v sheet steel containers for the years 2018 to 2021
Welsh Economy Minister Edwina Hart is due to open a pilot production centre this morning in Port Talbot's Baglan Energy Park where sheet steel made with in-built solar cells for use in buildings will be made.
5mm sheet steel is built to an 840mm high working area, with a built-in eye level dispensing area comprising six gastronorm containers (which are 1/6 of the standard size) below a full width 300mm deep shelf
AGIS, part of the Al Ghurair Group, one of the biggest conglomerates in the emirates, makes hot-dip galvanised sheet steel.
Hurriyet Daily reported that a JV by Turkey's Kibar Holding and South Korea's Pohang Iron & Steel and Daewoo International is preparing to invest USD 350 million in producing sheet steel in the northwestern province of Kocaeli in Turkey.
Bearing cages are supplied in either sheet steel or plastic, matched to the operating environment.
The core material is two zinc coated sheet steel laminated with an acoustic inner layer to obtain the best structure borne sound damping.
Single row angular contact ball bearings, Series BBXSALM and BBXANGM, are self-retaining units with solid inner and outer rings and ball and cage assemblies with polyamide, sheet steel or brass cages.
The airtight Grandy by Wesco is made from seamless sheet steel and measures 42cm x 23cm x 17cm.
With the addition of 800 sizes to the product line, non-standard washers and spacers are now available without tooling charge in more than 22,800 sizes and offered in a choice of more than 2,000 commonly specified and hard-to-find materials, including low carbon sheet steel, five types of spring steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, and nickel silver, as well as non-metallics including Delrin, Teflon, Mylar, and nylon.
As it follows from mentioned above, production of the hot-aluminized sheet steel in the world constitutes more than 1 mln t.
Annually, more than 100,000 tonnes of steel, sheet steel, carriers and profiles, divided into more than 1,000 different types, with maximum widths of up to 3,300 mm and heights of up to 500 mm, will in future be preserved in a Rosler continuous flow shot blast system.