Lapham-Hickey Steel produces high-performing A656 Grade 80 steel plate with impressive strength, remarkable resistance to corrosion and available in an array of grades. Through chemical composition and controlled mill processing, A565 Grade 80 steel plate can be easily formed and welded, and is perfect for demanding structural applications where strength-to-weight ratios are important.

What is Grade 80 steel?

Grade 80 steel is a high-strength, low-alloy steel offering weldability, formability and notch toughness. A656 steel plate is available in four grades: 50, 60, 70 and 80 (most popular) and 100. A656 steel plate is also a high-strength, low-alloy, hot-rolled structural steel used in structural applications where lighter weight and improved formability is critical

A656 Grade 80 Steel Applications

Lapham-Hickey Grade 80 steel plate and A656 steel plates provides strength, durability, and corrosion resistance required for a wide variety of uses. Use Grade 80 & A656 steel plate for:

  • Truck frames
  • Crane booms
  • Rail car components
  • Construction equipment
  • General fabrication

Delivering the experience you want

Lapham-Hickey’s knowledge of the metal industry is second to none as expert engineers and skilled metallurgists design, develop and deliver reliable, durable products for the most challenging applications.

  • Deep understanding of steel market cycles
  • All locations conform to ISO standards to ensure you get the product you want every single time
  • Strong foundation of family ownership. Lapham-Hickey was established in 1926 and is now in the capable hands of a fourth generation.

Dedicated to serving you

Lapham-Hickey provides outstanding customer service and the best technical support in the industry. Our service centers are ranked as one of the top 30 in the nation and our outstanding employees are dedicated and devoted to serve you each and every day.