ASME Pressure Vessel Plates (PVQ)
Universal Steel provides ASME pressure vessel quality (PVQ) steel plates for applications in oil & gas, energy, petrochemical, and other pressure-retaining applications through a broad range of industries. Standard stock in PVQ steel includes SA516-70 as rolled, SA516-70 normalized, SA 516-70 HIC, SA387-11, and SA 387-22. ASME plate is one of the more specialized subsections of carbon steel plate, involving vast and complex testing and/or chemical and physical strength requirements depending on the final application.
In addition to standard stock, Universal can meet job specifications and alternative grades through mill orders and/or third-party testing.
General Specifications & Additional Testing:
- Brinell Hardness (BHN)
- Rockwell Hardness (RW)
- NACE MR-0175 & MR-0103
- Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
- Charpy V-Notch Testing (CVN)
- Simulated Post Weld Heat Treat (SPWHT)
- Hydrogen Induced Cracking (HIC)