Table 1 Mechanical properties of base materials and welding consumables investigated (according to manufacturer specification)

From: Waiting time before NDT of welded offshore steel grades under consideration of delayed hydrogen-assisted cracking

Material (and thickness) Yield strength [Rp0.2] in MPa Tensile strength [Rm] in MPa Elongation [A5] in % Impact toughness [AV] in J
BM S460 G2+M, h = 15 mm 553 625 26 108 (− 40 °C)
S460 G2+M, h = 40 mm 453 563 27.5 204 (− 40 °C)
S355 ML, h = 15 mm 447 539 33 157 (− 50 °C)
BM: S355 ML, h = 40 mm 495 577 24 323 (− 50 °C)
FM G 46 5 M 21 4Si1 460 530 20 -
T 46 6 M M 1 H5 460 > 550 26 -
  1. BM base material, FM filler metal