Chemical composition

Train Rails: Chemical composition


Train rails: Chemical composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of steel rails manufactured by ArcelorMittal. The table shows the standards together with the grades of steel and the chemical composition:% C,% Mn,% Si,% P,% S, Max H ppm and Max O ppm. You can see information for the standards UIC 860 - 0 1986 - 2008, EN 13674 - 1 2006, EN 13674 - 2 2006, BS 11 1965, AREMA 2006, AREMA 2007 and AS 1085.1 2002

StandardSteel gradesChemical composition
%C%Mn%Si%P%SMax H ppmMax O ppm
UIC-860-0
1986-2008
7000,40 0,600,8 1,250,05 0,35Max 0,05Max 0,05--
900A0,60 0,800,8 1,30,1 0,5Max 0,04Max 0,04--
900 B0,55 0,751,3 1,70,1 0,5Max 0,04Max 0,04--
EN 13674-1
2006
R2000,40 0,600,7 1,20,15 0,58Max 0,0350,008 0,0253,020
R2600,62 0,800,7 1,20,15 0,58Max 0,0250.008 0,0252,520
R260 MN0,55 0,751,3 1,70,15 0,60Max 0,0250,008 0,0252,520
R350 HT0,72 0,800,70 1,200,15 0,58Max 0,020,008 0,0252,520
R350 LHT0,72 0,800,70 1,200,15 0,58Max 0,020,008 0,0252,520
EN 13674-2
2006
R2600,62 0,750,7 1,70,15 0,6Max 0,025Max 0,0252,520
R350 HT0,72 0,800,70 1,200,15 0,58Max 0,02Max 0,0252,520
R350 LHT0,72 0,800,70 1,200,15 0,58Max 0,020Max 0,0252,520
BS 11 1965A0,65 0,800,80 1,30,10 0,50Max 0,040Max 0,040--
B0,55 0,751,3 1,70,10 0,5Max 0,040Max 0,040-
Arema 2006Standard
Chemistry
0,74 0,840,75 1,250,10 0,50Max 0,020Max 0,020--
LowAlloy
Rail Steel
0,72 0,820,80 1,100,10 0,50Max 0,020Max 0,020--
Arema 2007Standard
Chemistry
0,74 0,860,75 1,250,10 0,60Max 0,020Max 0,020--
LowAlloy
Rail Steel
0,72 0,820,80 1,100,10 0,50Max 0,020Max 0,020--
AS 1085.1
2002
All Rail0,65 0,820,70 1,250,15 0,58Max 0,025Max 0,0252,5-
ArcelorMittalMicroalloyed0,74 0,820,80 1,30Max 0,50Max 0,0250,01 0,0252,0-
900ACrV0,74 0,840,80 1,250,10 0,60Max 0,0250,008 0,0252,020
B10000,75 0,821,05 1,200,30 0,60Max 0,0200,008 0,0202,020


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