Lapham-Hickey Steel delivers durable, versatile ASTM A572 steel plate in five grades – including Grade 50 – for a wide variety of uses; from building transmission towers and train cars to creating truck frames. Lapham-Hickey Steel’s ASTM A572 steel plate is available in five grades: 42, 50, 55, 60 & 65. Lapham-Hickey Steel’s ASTM 572 Grade 50 steel plate is strong, easy to form, extremely easy to weld, and can be galvanized to reduce rusting.

What is ASTM A572 Steel?

ASTM A572  is a high-strength, low-alloy steel that has a variety of structural and general construction applications and includes five grades: 42, 50, 55, 60 and 65.

A572 Steel Applications

Lapham-Hickey Steel’s ASTM A572 has a wide range of heavy-duty industrial uses depending on the grade

  • Grade 50 is used to produce channel and heavy beams, heavy construction equipment, building structures, heavy-duty anchoring systems, truck frames, poles, liners, conveyors, boom sections, structural steel shapes.
  • Grades 42, and 55 are best suited for riveted, bolted, or welded structures.
  • Grades 60 and 65 are commonly used for riveted or bolted construction of bridges, or other riveted, bolted, or welded construction uses.