Metal Abbreviations

The metal industry uses a lot of abbreviations and short forms of common qualities, definitions, and terms.

We have compiled a list of some of the most common abbreviations which describe differences in chemical and mechanical metal compositions. These abbreviations are following the most popular metal grade standards used in EMEA.

If you want to learn more about the different steel grades, standards and why they are used, please click here.

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