steel plate bar bar vs plate definition - Metal and Metallurgy engineering ...
As EdStainless noted, with steel there are limits to the product cross section that can be cold finished. With 48" wide plate the practical limit is probably around 3/16" thick. But square bar can be cold finished in sections up to several inches thick.
I don't have the one for carbon steel handy, but this is from A480 for Stainless, sheet, strip, and plate. 3. Terminology 3.1 Definitions:...1kevlar49, I can't provide the "official definition" you inquired about, but I can provide you a likely explanation of why that requirement exists...Some of the description is simply "for convenience" as terms of widths and thicknesses. But ... Notice the "cold-rolled" term used above? C...Internally, we define plate as hot-rolled or hot-rolled + annealed, no cold work. The other point maybe no coiling. Strip must get involved in c...Quote official definition of the difference between bar and plate? Yes. See below 3.1.1 Plates (other than floor plates) — Flat, hot rolled...1Just as an aside, in the Stainless world coiled plate has become common. Often it is 1/2" thick (or more), 60" wide, in 40,000# coils. It sure l...Coiled plate is also common for steel plates, 3/16" to 1/4".