(1) EN 1993-1-10 contains design guidance for the selection of steel for fracture toughness and for through thickness properties of welded elements where there is a significant risk of lamellar tearing during fabrication.
(2) Section 2 applies to steel grades S 235 to S 690. However section 3 applies to steel grades S 235 to S 460 only.
NOTE EN 1993-1-1 is restricted to steels S235 to S460.
(3) The rules and guidance given in section 2 and 3 assume that the construction will be executed in accordance with EN 1090.