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AR400 Steel Plate

AR400 steel is a high-carbon alloy steel that is specifically designed for abrasion and wear resistant applications. It has a lower hardness of 360 – 444 BHN. As with other abrasion resistant steels, it does not have a defined chemistry, but rather, grade is determined based on hardness.

We sell our trademark material Amera-Braze® 420 that is made to surpass AR400.

Properties of AR400 Steel Plate

In addition to its general characteristics of being formable, while maintaining good abrasion resistance, AR400 steel also has the following mechanical properties:

  • Machining = Fair
  • Bending = Good
  • Corrosion Resistance = Good
  • Welding = Excellent
  • Wear Resistance = Great
  • Excellent resistance to both impact and sliding abrasion at a moderate cost.
  • Recommended for: liners for mining and material handling equipment like dump trucks, material transfer chutes, storage bins, buckets, and hopper
  • .125″-.315 offered in 48″-65″ wide cut to your requested length
  • .375”-2.00” offered in standard sizes (96″ X 240″/288”)

Benefits of AR400 Steel Plate

When zeroing in on what abrasion resistant steel is best for your applications, it’s important to note that each grade reacts differently to many fabricating processes. AR400 steel plate is excellent for applications in which abrasion resistance is required, but formability and weldability are a must. Because of these properties, it can be used for a variety of different applications. It is particularly good in applications where there may be impact or sliding abrasion.

 

Requirements

All flatness and thickness requirements for AR400 meet standards that are 50% of that specified in ASTM A-6. The mechanical properties match those of ASTM A370.

Industries and Applications

Because of its unique properties, AR400 has applications in a variety of different industries and for all types of general uses. It is often used in:

Mining

Material Handling Equipment

  • Dump Truck Liners
  • Material Transfer Chute Liners
  • Storage Bin Liners
  • Bucket Liners
  • Hoppers

Aggregate

A Quenched & Tempered product for applications requiring abrasion resistance, formability and weldability

Weldability Carbon equivalent of 0.79 Max – 0.72 Typical
Mechanical Properties (ASTM A370) Hardness 363-400 BH (ASTM E10)
Yield Strength (Typical) 172 Ksi 1187 MPa
Tensile Strength (Typical) 191 Ksi 1318 MPa
Elongation 2″ (Typical) 10% (in 2″) 10% (in 50mm)
Charpy V-Notch Impact (ASTM A673, A370) Bend Test Standard size, 17 foot pounds (23 joules) @ – 40deg C/F test temp, transverse direction hardness 363BHN.
4T (up to .50inches – 12.5mm
Flatness Standards are 50% of that specified in ASTM A-6. Special tolerances are available.
Thickness The standards are 50% of that specified in ASTM A-6. Special tolerances are available.

Ameralloy Steel Corporation is a prime supplier of speciality steel bar products and wear-resistant high-impact steel plate. Our full catalogue features speciality steels and standard AISI alloys to meet your demanding applications.

Ameralloy’s precision-forged speciality steels and standard alloys are shipped worldwide with reliable on-time service.

Ameralloy provides engineering services for your steel products. From forging to machining and finishing, our Chicago based steel service centre will manufacture, ship, and deliver your order with unrivalled quality and service

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