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EN 16Mo3 steel plate equivalent to 15Mo3 steel plate

16Mo3 steel plate is in european specification EN10028-2 and 15Mo3 is from German specification DIN 17155.These two steel grades are Mo-alloy minimum 0.25% steel materials.As for delivery condition,16Mo3 steel plate and 15Mo3 steel plate both under Normalized heat treatment.Comparasion with 16Mo3 steel plate and 15Mo3 steel plate in chemical composition,16Mo3 steel plate has more restriction in P and S than 15Mo3 steel plate,they have the same contains for other chemical elements.Also 15Mo3 steel plate and 16Mo3 steel plate have the same mechnical properties when supplying.So 16Mo3 steel plate is equilvalent to 15Mo3 steel plate.

16Mo3 steel plate and 15Mo3 steel plate are mainly used for building boilers and pressure vessels.
 

16Mo3 vs 15Mo3

Chemical composition: Heat Analysis  Max%

Standard

Grade

C

Mn

P

S

Si

Cu

Ni

Cr

Mo

N

EN10028-2

16Mo3

0.12-0.20

0.40-0.90

0.025

0.010

0.35

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.25-0.35

0.012

DIN17155

15Mo3

0.12-0.20

0.40-0.90

0.035

0.030

0.1-0.35

0.3

0.3

0.25

0.25-0.35

 

Mechanical Properties:

Thickness

Yield strength

Tensile strength

Mpa  Min.

Mpa

EN10028-2

16Mo3

T≤16

275

440-590

DIN17155

15Mo3

T≤16

275

440-590