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Calculators


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Approx. weight in lbs* 
Approx. weight in kg* 
*These weights should be used for estimation purposes only. Plate weight does not allow for kerf.

Conversion






Carbon Equivalency


Symbol → Name

  • C → Carbon
  • V → Vanadium
  • Mn → Manganese
  • Cu → Copper
  • Cr → Chromium
  • Ni → Nickel
  • Mo → Molybdenum
  • Si → Silicon
  • B → Boron


Carbon Equivalency Formula


C =  V = 
Mn =  Cu = 
Cr =  Ni = 
Mo = 




Carbon Equivalency = 


Carbon Equivalent (CE) Weldability
up to 0.35 Excellent
0.36-0.40 Very good
0.41-0.45 Good
0.46-0.50 Fair
over 0.50 Poor


PcM Formula


C =  Ni = 
Si =  Mo = 
Mn =  V = 
Cu =  B = 
Cr = 




PcM = 



Gauge



Sheet Steel: 0.127 - 0.134
Strip & Tubing: 0.134
Aluminum: 0.1019
Stainless Steel: 0.1406