It contains searchable data on chemical composition and properties of around 4,000 steel specifications. Properties include Standard information, composition, mechanical properties, heat treatments, and links to related material or Standard data.
Finding properties, finding steels with a given property-set or composition, comparing steels, finding alternatives—for example, to a withdrawn standard.
The paper version of the Steel Specification Book is published by UK Steel. The 14th edition was published in April 2013.
Part of the Global Metals Specifications dataset alongside data from ASM International, the German Steel Institute, and the World Metals Index. Purchased as part of the Metals data bundle and accessed via GRANTA MI or GRANTA Selector.