Varsteel Ltd. is an Online Metals Store based in Canada, Serving British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Welcome to Varsteel Ltd. | Call Toll-Free 1-800-663-0040 | 3508 2 Ave N, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1H 0C6

HSS - Hollow Structural Steel


HSS - Hollow Structural Steel is a popular welded structural product in industrial maintenance, agricultural implements, transportation equipment, and ornamental work. It’s easy to weld, cut, form, and machine, and it has an internal weld seam. Its close tolerances, good finish, and dense structure make it ideal for use in frames, roll cages, truck racks, trailers, sign posts, athletic equipment, and railings.

Cut To Length. On Demand.

HSS - Hollow Structural Steel

Steel angle has general structural purposes, and it can be riveted, bolted, or welded. It is fairly workable, being easy to weld, cut, form, and machine. It is used in the construction of buildings, bridges and machinery, as well as for a wide variety of products, including booms, rails, braces, frames, brackets, cross-members, liners, truck trailers, truck beds, and racks.

ASTM A36 Steel, Angle
Categories: MetalFerrous MetalASTM SteelCarbon SteelLow Carbon Steel


Material Notes: Steel for general structural purposes including bridges and buildings.


Key Words: UNS K02600
Vendors: No vendors are listed for this material. Please click here if you are a supplier and would like information on how to add your listing to this material.
Physical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Density  7.85 g/cc 0.284 lb/in³  
Mechanical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Tensile Strength, Ultimate  400 - 550 MPa 58000 - 79800 psi  
Tensile Strength, Yield  250 MPa 36300 psi  
Elongation at Break  20 % 20 % in 200 mm
  23 % 23 % In 50 mm.
Modulus of Elasticity  200 GPa 29000 ksi  
Compressive Yield Strength  152 MPa 22000 psi Allowable compressive strength
Bulk Modulus  140 GPa 20300 ksi Typical for steel
Poissons Ratio  0.26 0.26  
Shear Modulus  79.3 GPa 11500 ksi  
Component Elements PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Carbon, C  0.29 % 0.29 %  
Copper, Cu  >= 0.20 % >= 0.20 % only if copper steel is specified
Iron, Fe  98 % 98 %  
Manganese, Mn  0.80 - 1.2 % 0.80 - 1.2 %  
Phosphorous, P  0.040 % 0.040 %  
Silicon, Si  0.15 - 0.40 % 0.15 - 0.40 %  
Sulfur, S  0.050 % 0.050 %  

References for this datasheet.


Some of the values displayed above may have been converted from their original units and/or rounded in order to display the information in a consistent format. Users requiring more precise data for scientific or engineering calculations can click on the property value to see the original value as well as raw conversions to equivalent units. We advise that you only use the original value or one of its raw conversions in your calculations to minimize rounding error. We also ask that you refer to MatWeb's terms of use regarding this information. Click here to view all the property values for this datasheet as they were originally entered into MatWeb.