Description of EN10025-2 / S355J2 (50B) Steel

EN 10025-2 S355J2 grade steel is a low-carbon basic structural steel with good impact resistance. It is known for high durability, good forming properties and corrosion resistance.

We supply S355J2 Steel in thicknesses from 6mm to 550mm.

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Order S275J2 50B SteelMechanical Properties of Steel S355J2

  • Tensile Strength is between 470 – 630 MPa, depending on thickness
  • Minimum Yield Strength is 355 N/mm, depending on thickness.
  • Good impact resistance – Charpy impact tests at -20°C
  • Good corrosion resistance

S335J2 Chemical Composition

This steel grade is low-carbon manganese steel, commonly supplied untreated or normalised

Mn % max.P % max.S % max.Si % max.C % max.Cu % max.

Other elements and differences in particular S355J2 products will be detailed in the documentation. Carbon content is dependent on thickness.


Steel grade S355J2 has good weldability both with and without heating.Heat Treatment

S355J2 Typical Applications

Long and flat products of steel grade S355J2 are used in the construction of steel frame buildings and heavy machinery such as tanks, yellow goods (for earthmoving etc.) and forklift attachments.

We supply and process steel grade S355j2 for several markets and industries, including:

  • General Fabrication
  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • Machine Building
  • Earth Moving
  • Rail Network
  • Bridge Building
  • Energy

We carry a broad steel range, carrying 3000 tonnes of stock at any time. We supply S355J2 in thicknesses from 6mm-550mm.

S355J2 Other Classifications

Country/RegionSteel Grade
EUS355J2 (formerly S355J2G4)

We supply S275J2 Steel in thicknesses from 6mm to 550mm.

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