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International Translator of Steel Grades

All information on world steel grades and their equivalents in one place

WinSteel includes:
  • The largest steel database covering more than 480,000 grades worldwide (carbon, alloyed, tool, stainless, special alloys).
  • Great search system, which allows to find information on grades and their cross-reference in seconds.

WinSteel will help you:
  • to find information (composition and properties) of any world steel grade;
  • to find foreign equivalents of any grade by other world standards;
  • to find similar grades by composition and properties if exact equivalent doesn't exist;
  • to find steel specification in any country by known composition;
  • to select grades with properties values you need.

We are sure that WinSteel can be useful for:

  • steel producers
    - you'll know about products, which can be manufactured by foreign standards
  • steel traders
    - you'll speak on the same language with your partners abroad
  • steel consumers
    - you'll have possibility to find cheaper substituable materials for your products abroad
  • equipment repaires
    - you'll easily find equivalent domestic materials for foreign equipment parts
  • researchers
    - it will be very easy to compare information you get from different countries
  • designers
    - you'll easily tie your solutions to domestic standards in any country
  • constructors
    - you'll have possibility to find grades with properties you need

    Steel Database

    WinSteel database covers more than 480,000 steel grades of the following countries / standards:

    Armenia - GOST, TU
    Germany - DIN, DIN EN, SEW, LW
    South Korea - KS
    Australia - AS
    Hungary - MSZ, MSZ EN
    Spain - UNE, UNE EN
    Austria - ONORM
    India - IS
    Sweden - SS
    Azerbaijan - GOST, TU
    Italy - UNI, UNI EN
    Switzerland - SNV/VSN
    Belarus - GOST, TU, TU RB
    Japan - JIS
    Tadjikistan - GOST, TU
    Belgium - NBN
    Kazakhstan - GOST, TU
    Turkmenistan - GOST, TU
    Bulgaria - BDS, BDS EN
    Kyrgyzstan - GOST, TU
    UK - BS, BS EN
    Canada - CSA
    Moldova - GOST, TU
    Ukraine - GOST, DSTU, TU, TUU
    China - GB, GB/T, YB, YB/T
    Norway - NS
    Czech Republic - CSN/STN
    Poland - PN, PN EN
    Europe - EN
    Romania - STAS
    Uzbekistan - GOST, TU
    Finland - SFS
    Russia - GOST, GOST R, TU, TU R
    former Yugoslavia - JUS
    France - AFNOR NR, EN
    Slovakia - CSN/STN
    International - ISO, IEC, UIC
    Georgia - GOST, TU
    South Africa - SANS

    Besides the database includes commercial steel materials of world steel companies such as Acerinox, Avesta Shieffild, Bohler, Corus, Erdemir, Ovako Steel, Outokumpu, Posco, Ruukki, Sandvik, SSAB, Sumitomo, ThyssenKrupp, Uddeholm, Usinor, Voestalpine and others.

    List of all grades included in WinSteel software database you'll find here.

    For any grade you'll find the following information:
    • steel designations (including alternative and werkstoff number for European grades);
    • chemical composition of steel;
    • mechanical properties for different kinds of products of steel;
    • list of standards, which cover the steel;
    • table of steel equivalents in other countries.
    See samples of information on steel grades from WinSteel database:

    WinSteel database is updated quarterly. Every quarter we add from 200 to 1500 new grades in the database. All our users have possibility to update the software online.

    Do you wish to know about the last WinSteel data update? If yes, click here.

    I must congratulate you because the database has proved invaluable over the years, especially as our equipment is built in USA and we many times have to look for UK equivalents to have components made in UK.

    John W. Hart,
    Project Engineer, UK

    To which questions you'll get answers using WinSteel?
    See samples of questions to which we have already answered using WinSteel here.
    You can place your question on that page also.

    Steel Search System

    Software Features:

    • Search for a grade in the database by its designation, standard or country of standard.
    • Search for a steel in the database by part of its name; is used when you don't know correct grade designation.
    • Access to information on compositions, properties and foreign equivalents of any world steel grade.
    • Ability to compare a steel specified in any national standard with its foreign equivalent in chart and graphic form.
    • Search for close grades by application, composition and properties in case the exact equivalent doesn't exist.
    • Ability to find a grade designation in the database by known composition.
    • Search for grade in any country with values of mechanical properties you need.

    Your Benefits:

    • You save your time as searching data on material compositions, properties and equivalents will take seconds.
    • You save your money as there is no need to have all world steel standards in your library.
    • You can be sure that the most complete and up-to-date information on world steel specifications is in your PC.
    • You can print results of your search namely steels' datasheets and steels' equivalent charts.
    • You can save the results of your search on your PC to use them in other applications.

    Six ways to taste WinSteel software and database:


    Since 1991 we have more than 1900 WinSteel users in more than 50 countries of the world, i.e. USA, UK, Germany, Japan, Italy, France, Australia, Spain, Austria, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, Korea, China, South Africa, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Turkey, Mexico, Hong Kong, Singapure, Malaisia, Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Hungary, Czech and Slovak Republics, Iran, India, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and other countries.

    List of some our users and their comments you'll find here.

    On which PCs WinSteel works?

    It is possible to operate with WinSteel:
    • on all type PCs and under terminal service,
    • under all Windows versions including Windows XP, Windows Vista,
      Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 as well as under Linux (Wine).
    You'll easily install WinSteel on your PC yourself using our Manual.

    WinSteel database is the best I've found so far that gives comparison between materials. Appreciate the effort you extended to create such a useful tool!!!

    Paul E. Davis,
    ABB Power Generation Division, USA
    Web version WinSteel Online

    Besides of the base desktop version of the software we offer our users web version WinSteel Online also. You can run WinSteel Online on not only PC under Windows but on Macs as well as on tablets and smartphones under any operation system including Windows, Android, Linux, MacOS, iOS with help of any browser.

    This allows to consider the Web version as an indispensable tool for immediate access to the complete WinSteel database when you are out of your office and you don't have access to the base desktop software version.

    Since the Web version WinSteel Online does not include all the features of the main desktop version currently, we don't consider it as a separate product now. If you wish you can subscribe for the online version in addition when you purchase the software.

    WinSteel Supply

    With your WinSteel software purchase you receive:

    • Unlimited license to use the software on your PC or in your network.
    • Comprehensive printed Manual.
    • Our technical and information support during the warrannty period of 12 months.
    • New software data updates every quarter during the warrannty period.
    • Ability to keep our support and to receive the software data updates for 2nd and next years by subscription
      to our Annual Support Service.
    • Discounts for purchasing of other products of our company.
    The delivery set includes CD-ROM with the software, printed Manual and USB Security Device, which is used for illegal copy protection. The software is delivered worldwide by courier mail (UPS). Cost of the delivery is included in the price.

    It is possible to subscribe for the software for limited time. Click here to see details and costs of the subscription

    WinSteel software is available in three variants

    The current WinSteel 8 version can be purchased in one of the three forms namely WinSteel 8 Base, WinSteel 8 Prof or WinSteel 8 VIP.

     WinSteel 8 Base   WinSteel 8 Prof   WinSteel 8 VIP 
    Information on steel compositions
    Information on steel properties
    Information on foreign equivalents
    Search for close grades by comparison of compositions
    Search for close grades by comparison of properties
    Seacrh for a grade by known composition
    Search for a grade with properties you need
    Account Manager
    Online Training
    Possibility to install the software on extra PC
    Delivery of the software quarter data updates by courier mail

    Click here to know more information on distinctions between WinSteel 8 Base, WinSteel 8 Prof and WinSteel 8 VIP.

    Please see more details on our software WinAlloy - International Translator of World Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys covering near 180,000 alloys worldwide.

    How much it costs:

     For Single PC 
     2 - 5 users 
     6 - 10 users 
    WinSteel 8 Base
    includes 3 additionla quarter data updates
    and our support during 1st year
    €390 / $530
    €590 / $795
    €790 / $1060
    WinSteel 8 Prof
    includes 3 additionla quarter data updates
    and our support during 1st year
    €590 / $790
    €890 / $1185
    €1190 / $1580
    WinSteel 8 VIP
    includes 4 quarter data updates sent by courier mail
    on flash sticks as well as our support during 1st year
    €1090 / $1470
    €1635 / $2205
    €2180 / $2940
    WinSteel Online
    subscription for 12 months
    additional option for users, is not sold separately
    €130 / $180
    €195 / $270
    €260 / $360

    Click here to know
    • costs of subscription for Annual Support Service for 2nd and next years;
    • costs of upgrade from old software versions to the current ones;
    • costs of postal delivery of the quarter data updates.

  • If you wish to have full and up-to-date database on world steel grades on your PC
  • If you don't want to rummage dozens books and standards or to spend hours of your time in Internet
  • If you want to get information on world steels and their foreign equivalents in seconds

  • Just click here and order WinSteel online!

    If you have any questions please call +7 495 989 70 21 or e-mail inform@metaldata.info us.

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