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The company offers steel 30MnB5 for the production of protective elements

Metal trading company Metinvest-SMC launched the supply of hot-rolled sheet for further thermal treatment and production of hard armor protection elements of equipment. The company stated about it in the press release on its official website.

Products after strengthening thermal treatment can be used to increase protection of:

  • off-road vehicles and other passenger cars for the military;
  • medical transport;
  • utility vehicles and other equipment operating in the high-risk area.

Metinvest-SMC offers steel 30MnB5 for the production of protective elements.

“This grade of steel (thickness of 7-8 mm) after mandatory strengthening by heat treatment at the stage of final products production (hardening with low tempering) is capable of withstanding the impact of weapons and in terms of its resistance corresponds to class 4 according to the test methodology specified in DSTU 8782”, the message states.

As GMK Center reported earlier, at the beginning of August Metinvest-SMC has established import of deficit steel plates from Italy – from Trametal S.p.A. and Ferriera Valsider factories.

Some assortment positions of rolled metal, available on the Ukrainian market, were produced only at the Azovstal steel plant. The steel plates produced by the plant were used in shipbuilding, power and special machine building, bridge construction, and the production of large-diameter pipes for main gas and oil pipelines.