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Extra High Strength

Structural Steel
Quend 700
1 Steel description and applications 3 Dimensions
Quend 700 is currently supplied in the following range:
Quend 700 is extra high strength structural steel produced
• thickness: 4 – 64 mm
as quenched and tempered with a minimum yield strength of • width: 1500 - 3100 mm
700 MPa. Quend 700 complies with the requirements corresponding
to the S690QL given in the EN 10025-6 standard, where a minimum For more information, please check our website or contact your

impact thoughness of 27 J is guaranteed at -40°C. local NLMK Clabecq representative.

4 Flatness, tolerances & surface properties
Quend 700 is recommended for the following applications:
• truck chassis Quend 700 is delivered with a unique combination of
• lifting and hoisting equipment excellent flatness, tight thickness tolerances and superior
• handling equipment surface finish.
• trailers …

Feature Norm
2 Technical characteristics
- EN 10029: . Class N (standard) & PLUS
FLATNESS
Tensile properties . Class S

TRANSVERSE TESTING - meets and exceeds EN 10029 Class A
THICKNESS tolerance PLUS
- tighter tolerances upon request
Yield strength Tensile Strength Elongation
Rp 0.2 Rm A5 Shape, length, width tolerances meets EN 10029
700 MPa min 780 - 930 MPa 14% min exceeds the usual market standards,
SURFACE properties PLUS
EN 10163-2 Class B3

Impact toughness
5 Delivery conditions
Minimum values at Transverse testing according to
EN 10025 option 30.
0 °C -20 °C -40 °C Quend 700 is delivered as quenched and tempered.
Thickness < 12 mm subsized

35 J 30 J 27 J
charpy V specimen have been Our Quend plates are supplied as standard in the shotblasted
used.
and painted condition. In order to maintain a good weldability
Testing according to EN 10025.
and laser cutting performance, a low zinc silicate primer is
Chemical composition The steel is fine grain treated. applied. Plates can also be delivered unpainted.

Max ladle analysis , % 6 Heat treatment
C Si Mn P S Nb Cr V Ti Ni Al Mo N B
0,20 0,60 1,50 0,020 0,010 0,040 0,60 0,070 0,040 1,00 0,070 0,50 0,014 0,005 The mechanical properties of Quend 700 has been obtained
by quenching and tempering. For not losing the guaranteed
Carbon equivalent, typical values, % properties of Quend 700, the plate should not be used in
Plate thickness CEV(1) CET(2) applications requiring hot working and service temperatures
4 - 15 mm 0.45 0.29
above 550 °C.
15.01 - 25 mm 0.44 0.30
25.01 - 40 mm 0.45 0.30
40.01 - 64 mm 0.54 0.33
Plate/Clab_10.2015_EN

(1) CEV = C+Mn/6+ (Ni+Cu)/15+ (Cr+Mo+V)/5
(2) CET = C+(Mn+Mo)/10+Ni/40 +(Cr+Cu)/20

In thickness from low level. Do Subsequent to cutting.7 kJ/mm is used.me The elements in the data sheet are given for information only and reflect the information known at the time of publishing. Long. Cold forming Quend 700 is very well suited for cold forming operations.7 Ultrasonic testing Plate/Clab_10.5 2. according to EN 10160.Fax: +32 (0)2 391. Minimum recommended R/t ratio when bending of Quend 700 Transverse Trans. all plates are UT tested and controlled against area is recommended to further prevent cracking during bending. cold forming and machining. A It is always recommended to use low hydrogen electrodes when slow cooling rate will reduce the risk of cut edge cracking. let the welded parts slowly cool down to room temperature. automatic.nlmk.00 . t = Plate thickness (mm) . E2.0 3. In the thickness range up to 30 mm. Machining Quend 700 complies with the S690QL bending requirements but Quend 700 provides a very good machinability and can be offer even closer R/t ratios: drilled. W – Die opening width (mm) (bending angle ≤ 90°) For more information regarding welding. preheating prior to welding is normally not needed.Belgique Tel: +32 (0)2 391.com .www.0 8 9 8 ≤ t < 20 2.0 8 9 t ≥ 20. cutting without any restrictions. This document is intended to give a general guideline for the purchasing and use of the steels only. class S2. if a heat input of 1.eu.2015_EN Due to the homogeneous properties and narrow thickness Ultra sonic testing (UT). The transmitter of this document doesn’t accept any liability for any error or omission in the content of this document. welding Quend 700. Thermal cutting Welding of Quend 700 is recommended to be performed at Quend 700 may be cut either by oxygen fuel. tolerances of Quend 700. Subsequent to welding.nlmk. is applied to secure the plate from dis.98. it is essential to use the recommended proce.91. dures and tools given below.0 4. cracks and porosity. temperature.0 1. Thickness Longitudinal to rolling Width Width (mm) to rolling (R/t) (R/t) (W/t) (W/t) t < 8.B-1460 ITTRE . Welding 8 General processing recommendations Welding of Quend 700 can be performed using any of the To obtain optimal work shop productivity when processing conventional welding methods available both as manual or Quend  700. let the cut parts slowly cool down to room never accelerate the cooling process of the weld.0 3. Values and components quoted must not be considered as being guaranteed unless specifically confirmed separately in writing. please consult the respective manuals with technical recommendations on www.com .90 clabecq@eu. plasma and laser ambient temperature not lower than +5 °C.quend. Do never accelerate the cooling of the parts.0 9 10 R = Recommended punch radius (mm). variations in springback are kept at a continuities like inclusions. Grinding of flame cut or a sheared edge in the bending 8 mm and up. counter sinked and milled in the same way as any other 700MPa or S690QL Q&T steel. Clabecq Rue de Clabecq 101 .

1100 MPa 14% min . 5 Delivery conditions Testing according to EN 10025.04 0. excellent flatness.35 mm 900 MPa. in order to propose as soon as possible a thickness range from 4 to 40 mm. (2) CET = C+(Mn+Mo)/10+Ni/40 +(Cr+Cu)/20 Plate/Clab_10.70 0.Extra High Strength Structural Steel Quend 900 1 Steel description and applications 3 Dimensions Quend 900 is extra high strength structural steel produced Quend 900 is currently supplied in the following range: as quenched and tempered with a minimum yield strength of • thickness: 4 . a low zinc silicate primer is applied. tolerances & surface properties • lifting equipment Quend 900 is delivered with a unique combination of • stabilising support • undercarriage . 2 Technical characteristics Tensile properties Feature Norm TRANSVERSE TESTING .005 0.EN 10029: .36 applications requiring hot working and service temperatures (1) CEV = C+Mn/6+ (Ni+Cu)/15+ (Cr+Mo+V)/5 above 550 °C.2015_EN . For more information.06 0.meets and exceeds EN 10029 Class A THICKNESS tolerance PLUS 900 MPa min 940 .50 0. Quend 900 is delivered as quenched and tempered. Plates can also be delivered unpainted.06 0. Max ladle analysis . Quend 900 complies with the requirements corresponding • width: 1500 . % C Si Mn P S Nb Cr V Ti Ni Al Mo N B 6 Heat treatment 0. % by quenching and tempering.3100 mm to the S890QL given in the EN 10025-6 standard. typical values. tight thickness tolerances and superior surface finish. Our Quend plates are supplied as standard in the shotblasted Chemical composition and painted condition.50 0. width tolerances meets EN 10029 Impact toughness exceeds the usual market standards.02 0..20 0. length. For not losing the guaranteed CEV (1) CET (2) properties of Quend 900. • crane booms 4 Flatness.. please check our website or Quend 900 is recommended for the following applications: contact your local representative.50 1.005 The mechanical properties of Quend 900 has been obtained Carbon equivalent.01 1.70 0. PLUS SURFACE properties Minimum values at Transverse testing according to EN 10163-2 Class B3 EN 10025 option 30.2 Rm A5 .57 0. where a minimum NLMK Clabecq carries on the extension of its dimensional program impact thoughness of 27 J is guaranteed at -40°C.01 0. Class S Rp 0. 0 °C -20 °C -40 °C Thickness < 12 mm subsized 35 J 30 J 27 J charpy V specimen have been used. the plate should not be used in 0. In order to maintain a good weldability The steel is fine grain treated and laser cutting performance.tighter tolerances upon request Shape. Class N (standard) & Yield strength Tensile Strength Elongation FLATNESS PLUS .

00 . A welding Quend 900.98. Grinding of flame cut or a sheared edge in the bending continuities like inclusions. Long. cold forming and machining. low level.nlmk.2015_EN tolerances of Quend 900.0 2. plasma and laser let the welded parts slowly cool down to room temperature. 8 mm and up.quend. variations in springback are kept at a Ultra sonic testing (UT). Do cutting without any restrictions. all plates are UT tested and controlled against class S2.90 clabecq@eu.0 5.0 9 10 t ≥ 20 4. Welding Welding of Quend 900 can be performed using any of the 8 General processing recommendations conventional welding methods available both as manual or To obtain optimal work shop productivity when processing automatic. according to EN 10160. This document is intended to give a general guideline for the purchasing and use of the steels only. E2.me The elements in the data sheet are given for information only and reflect the information known at the time of publishing.com . Do never accelerate the cooling of the parts. Quend 900 may be cut either by oxygen fuel.Belgique Tel: +32 (0)2 391.0 9 10 8 ≤ t < 20 3.B-1460 ITTRE . Values and components quoted must not be considered as being guaranteed unless specifically confirmed separately in writing.91. preheating prior to welding is dures and tools given below. Thickness Transverse Longitudinal Width Width (mm) to rolling (R/t) to rolling (R/t) (W/t) (W/t) t < 8. slow cooling rate will reduce the risk of cut edge cracking. Welding of Quend 900 is recommended to be performed at Thermal cutting ambient temperature not lower than +5 °C. Subsequent to welding. cracks and porosity. In the thickness range up to 12 mm. it is essential to use the recommended proce. W – Die opening width (mm) (bending angle ≤ 90°) For more information regarding welding.eu. never accelerate the cooling process of the weld. Cold forming Machining Quend 900 is very well suited for cold forming operations. Subsequent to cutting. t = Plate thickness (mm) .www. The transmitter of this document doesn’t accept any liability for any error or omission in the content of this document. Quend 900 provides a very good machinability and can be Quend 900 complies with the S890QL bending requirements but drilled.0 10 12 R = Recommended punch radius (mm).com . Clabecq Rue de Clabecq 101 . is applied to secure the plate from dis.nlmk.7 Ultrasonic testing Due to the homogeneous properties and narrow thickness Plate/Clab_10. Minimum recommended R/t ratio when bending of Quend 900 Trans. let the cut parts slowly cool down to room It is always recommended to use low hydrogen electrodes when temperature. normally not needed. In thickness from area is recommended to further prevent cracking during bending.0 4. if a heat input of 1. Quend  900. counter sinked and milled in the same way as any other offer even closer R/t ratios: 900MPa or S890QL Q&T steel.7 kJ/mm is used.5 3. please consult the respective manuals with technical recommendations on www.Fax: +32 (0)2 391.

02 0.30 mm 960 MPa.tighter tolerances upon request 960 MPa min 980 .meets and exceeds EN 10029 Class A Rp 0. 0 °C -20 °C -40 °C Thickness < 12 mm subsized 5 Delivery conditions charpy V specimen have been 35 J 30 J 27 J used.2015_EN . Class N (standard) & TRANSVERSE TESTING FLATNESS PLUS .06 0.01 0.70 0. For more information.06 0.005 by quenching and tempering.3100 mm to the S960QL given in the EN 10025-6 standard.04 0.2 Rm A5 THICKNESS tolerance PLUS . % properties of Quend 960. width tolerances meets EN 10029 exceeds the usual market standards.1150 MPa 12% min Shape. % 6 Heat treatment C Si Mn P S Nb Cr V Ti Ni Al Mo N B The mechanical properties of Quend 960 has been obtained 0..50 0. program.36 above 550 °C.Extra High Strength Structural Steel Quend 960 1 Steel description and applications 3 Dimensions Quend 960 is extra high strength structural steel produced Quend 960 is currently supplied in the following range: as quenched and tempered with a minimum yield strength of • thickness: 4 . (1) CEV = C+Mn/6+ (Ni+Cu)/15+ (Cr+Mo+V)/5 (2) CET = C+(Mn+Mo)/10+Ni/40 +(Cr+Cu)/20 Plate/Clab_10. Quend 960 is delivered as quenched and tempered. For not losing the guaranteed Carbon equivalent. Our Quend plates are supplied as standard in the shotblasted and painted condition.01 1. Impact toughness SURFACE properties EN 10163-2 Class B3 PLUS Minimum values at Transverse testing according to EN 10025 option 30.57 0. Testing according to EN 10025. please check our website or contact your local representative. the plate should not be used in CEV (1) CET (2) applications requiring hot working and service temperatures 0. tolerances & surface properties • crane booms Quend 960 is delivered with a unique combination of • lifting equipment excellent flatness. 2 Technical characteristics Feature Norm Tensile properties .50 0.20 0. length. Quend 960 is recommended for the following applications: 4 Flatness. a low zinc silicate primer is The steel is fine grain treated applied.50 1.. Class S Yield strength Tensile Strength Elongation . Plates can also be delivered unpainted.005 0. typical values. Max ladle analysis . tight thickness tolerances and superior • stabilising support • undercarriage . where a minimum NLMK Clabecq is continuing the extension of its dimensional impact thoughness of 27 J is guaranteed at -40°C.70 0. In order to maintain a good weldability Chemical composition and laser cutting performance. Quend 960 complies with the requirements corresponding • width: 1500 . surface finish.EN 10029: .

98. Do never accelerate the cooling of the parts.7 Ultrasonic testing Due to the homogeneous properties and narrow thickness Plate/Clab_10. t = Plate thickness (mm) . Grinding of flame cut or a sheared edge in the bending continuities like inclusions. The transmitter of this document doesn’t accept any liability for any error or omission in the content of this document. slow cooling rate will reduce the risk of cut edge cracking. Welding Welding of Quend 960 can be performed using any of the 8 General processing recommendations conventional welding methods available both as manual or To obtain optimal work shop productivity when processing automatic. low level.com . Thickness Transverse Longitudinal Width Width (mm) to rolling (R/t) to rolling (R/t) (W/t) (W/t) t < 8.0 10 12 R = Recommended punch radius (mm).7 kJ/mm is used.B-1460 ITTRE . Quend 960 may be cut either by oxygen fuel.nlmk. it is essential to use the recommended proce. never accelerate the cooling process of the weld. let the cut parts slowly cool down to room It is always recommended to use low hydrogen electrodes when temperature. Subsequent to welding. cold forming and machining. if a heat input of 1. Minimum recommended R/t ratio when bending of Quend 960 Trans. Subsequent to cutting. variations in springback are kept at a Ultra sonic testing (UT). all plates are UT tested and controlled against class S2.me The elements in the data sheet are given for information only and reflect the information known at the time of publishing. according to EN 10160. In the thickness range up to 12 mm. please consult the respective manuals with technical recommendations on www. 8 mm and up. Welding of Quend 960 is recommended to be performed at Thermal cutting ambient temperature not lower than +5 °C. plasma and laser let the welded parts slowly cool down to room temperature.00 . preheating prior to welding is dures and tools given below. cracks and porosity.5 3.2015_EN tolerances of Quend 960. A welding Quend 960. Quend 960 provides a very good machinability and can be Quend 960 complies with the S960QL bending requirements but drilled.91.com .Fax: +32 (0)2 391. Long. counter sinked and milled in the same way as any other offer even closer R/t ratios: 960MPa or S960QL Q&T steel.nlmk.www.0 4. Clabecq Rue de Clabecq 101 . Quend  960. Values and components quoted must not be considered as being guaranteed unless specifically confirmed separately in writing. In thickness from area is recommended to further prevent cracking during bending. W – Die opening width (mm) (bending angle ≤ 90°) For more information regarding welding.0 5.eu. is applied to secure the plate from dis. This document is intended to give a general guideline for the purchasing and use of the steels only.0 9 10 8 ≤ t < 20 3. E2. Cold forming Machining Quend 960 is very well suited for cold forming operations. Do cutting without any restrictions.90 clabecq@eu.quend.Belgique Tel: +32 (0)2 391. normally not needed.0 2.0 9 10 t ≥ 20 4.

4 .29 Plate/Clab_10.20 mm 0.430 per heat and 40 tonnes.25.025 0. tight thickness tolerances and superior surface finish.40 mm 0. in order to propose as soon as possible a thickness range from 3 to 60 mm.meets and exceeds EN 10029 Class A THICKNESS tolerance . Shape.2 mm below the plate surface once HBW = 370 . Chemical composition The steel is grain refined.01 .50 0. crushers.3100 mm an outstanding work shop performance and a long lasting wear NLMK Clabecq carries on the extension of its dimensional program resistance.Abrasion Resistant steel Quard 400 1 Steel description and applications 3 Dimensions Quard 400 is a martensitic abrasion resistant steel with an average Quard 400 at present is supplied in the following range: hardness of 400 HBW.28 20. HBW according to EN ISO 6506-1. tolerances & surface properties • presses • skips Quard 400 is delivered with a unique combination of excellent • excavators flatness.60 0. • slurry pipe systems • screw conveyors Feature Norm .60 1. a low zinc silicate primer is applied.2015_EN 25. feeders 4 Flatness. For more information. Plates can also be delivered unpainted.Transverse - impact test (MPa) A5 (MPa) (%) Our Quard plates are supplied as standard in the shotblasted 40J and primed condition.25.60 0.010 1.005 Quard 400 receives its properties by quenching and when 25. Class S PLUS Hardness guarantee .57 0.EN 10029: .40 mm 0. SURFACE properties EN 10163-2 Class B3 PLUS Other mechanical properties (typical values) 5 Delivery conditions Charpy-V notch Yield Strength Tensile Strength Elongation .4 mm 0.30 0. width tolerances meets EN 10029 is performed 1 . % 6 Heat treatment Thickness C Si Mn P S Cr Ni Mo B 4 .60 1.01 .010 1. In order to maintain a good weldabi- (longitudinal at -40 °C) 1160 1300 10 lity and laser cutting performance.17 0. Max ladle analysis .tighter tolerances upon request PLUS Hardness Brinell hardness test.15 0.36 0. Quard 400 combines • width: 1500 . please check our website or Quard 400 is recommended for the following applications: contact your local representative.8 mm 0.25 8.17 0.025 0.60 1. exceeds the usual market standards.45 0. Plate thickness CEV(1) CET(2) Quard 400 is not intended for any further heat treatment.64 0.4 mm 0. Class N (standard) & 2 Technical characteristics FLATNESS .40 0. • mining and earthmoving machinery • crushing and pulverizing equipment • buckets.50 mm 0.50 mm good cold formability and excellent weldability.16 0.41 .30 0.50 0.01 .36 (1) CEV = C+Mn/6+ (Ni+Cu)/15+ (Cr+Mo+V)/5 (2) CET = C+(Mn+Mo)/10+Ni/40 +(Cr+Cu)/20 .40 0.50 mm 0.005 applicable by subsequent tempering.005 delivery condition can not be retained after exposure at Carbon equivalent. Due to its versatility in terms of high toughness. % service or preheating temperatures above 250 °C. • thickness: 4 .01 .25 0.41 . The properties of the 40.33 40. length.010 0.10 0.025 0. typical values. knives.50 0.10 0.

temperature is above 0 °C.0 4. Quard 400 is very well suited for cold forming operations. let the welded parts slowly cool down to room temperature (never accelerate the cooling process of the weld). R = Recommended punch radius (mm).Belgique Tel: +32 (0)2 391. variations in springback is kept at a low level. The elements in the data sheet are given for information only and reflect the information known at the time of publishing.0 2.5 3.2015_EN 7 Ultrasonic testing Welding Quard 400 has a very good weldability.0 4. It can be welded using any of the continuities like inclusions. Face milling. according to EN 10160.7 kJ/mm.quard. This document is intended to give a general guideline for the purchasing and use of the steels only. are recommended. W – Die opening width (mm) please consult the respective manuals (bending angle ≤ 90°) with technical recommendations on www. counter boring and countersinking are best The minimum recommended R/t ratio when bending of Quard performed using tools with replaceable cemented carbide 400 is given in the table below: inserts. the welding recommendation of Quard 400 should be preheating in thicknesses up to 40 mm. The consumable strength Thermal cutting should be as soft as the design and wear mode allows. Values and components quoted must not be considered as being guaranteed unless specifically confirmed separately in writing. 8 General processing recommendations If welding using a heat input of 1. The interpass Quard  400. is applied to secure the plate from dis. granted by the low Ultrasonic testing (UT). Plasma and flame cutting can be performed without the need for In general.5 5. carbon equivalent of the steel. The transmitter of this document doesn’t accept any liability for any error or omission in the content of this document. it is essential to use the recommended proce- temperature used should not exceed 225 °C. provided the ambient in the accordance to EN-1011.nlmk. let the cut parts slowly cool down to room temperature.nlmk. Soft weld consumables.98. Plate/Clab_10.me Due to the homogeneous properties and narrow thickness tolerances of Quard 400. In thickness from conventional welding methods.Fax: +32 (0)2 391.0 12 12 ding. Subsequent to cutting. giving low hydrogen weld deposits (<= 5 ml/100g). cracks and porosity.90 clabecq@eu.com .com . 8 mm and up.eu. A slow cooling rate will reduce the risk of cut edge Machining cracking (never accelerate the cooling of the parts). all plates are UT tested and controlled against Welding of Quard 400 is recommended to be performed at class S2.00 . both as manual or automatic. The feed rate and cutting speed have to be Cold forming adjusted to the high hardness of the material. E2. preheating is not To obtain optimal work shop productivity when processing required in single plate thickness up to 20 mm.www. Grinding of flame cut or a sheared edge in the bending area is recommended to further prevent cracking during bending.0 8 10 8 ≤ t < 20 3. (mm) to rolling to rolling Width Width (R/t) (R/t) (W/t) (W/t) t < 8. Thickness Transverse Longitudinal Trans. ambient temperature not lower than +5°C. dures and tools given below. Subsequent to welding. Long. cold forming and machining. t = Plate thickness (mm) .B-1460 ITTRE . Quard 400 offers good machinability with HSS and HSS-Co alloyed drills.0 10 10 For more information regarding wel- t ≥ 20. Clabecq Rue de Clabecq 101 .91.

a low zinc silicate primer is (longitudinal at -40°C) 1250 1400 10 applied. applications. exceeds the usual market standards. Quard 450 is mainly recommended for the following applications: 4 Flatness.99 mm 0.480 Other mechanical properties (typical values) 5 Delivery conditions Charpy-V notch Yield Strength Tensile Strength .40 mm 0.23 0.41 0.64 mm to abrasive wear and impact granting a longer service life.60 0.60 1. please check our website or contact your weldability makes Quard 450 an optimal choice for most wear local representative.010 0.50 0.Abrasion Resistant steels Quard 450 1 Steel description and applications 3 Dimensions Quard 450 is a martensitic abrasion resistant steels. with an Quard 450 at present is supplied in the following range: average hardness of 450 HBW. Class S 2 Technical characteristics THICKNESS tolerance .2.30 0.20 0.005 delivery condition can not be retained after exposure at 40. 6 Heat treatment Max ladle analysis .2 . screw conveyors • mining and earthmoving machinery . typical values. The properties of the 20.01 . tolerances & surface properties • on road tipper and dumper bodies Quard 450 is delivered with a unique combination of excellent • cement drum mixer barrels.30 8 . skips.40 mm 0.75 0.010 0.40 0. • refuse haulers.60 1.40 (1) CEV = C+Mn/6+ (Ni+Cu)/15+ (Cr+Mo+V)/5 (2) CET = C+(Mn+Mo)/10+Ni/40 +(Cr+Cu)/20 .25 0.37 Plate/Clab_10.tighter tolerances upon request Hardness guarantee Shape. flatness. tight thickness tolerances and superior surface finish.2 .20 0.20 mm 0. Plates can also be delivered unpainted. Carbon equivalent. knives Feature Norm • feeders. width tolerances meets EN 10029 Hardness Brinell hardness test.025 0.010 1. Class N (standard) & FLATNESS PLUS .01 .3100 mm combination of very good cold forming properties and excellent For more information.64 0. scrap containers • buckets.64 mm 0. Chemical composition The steel is grain refined. In order to maintain a good weldabi- 35 J lity and laser cutting performance. The • width: 1500 . SURFACE properties PLUS is performed 1 . Plate thickness CEV(1) CET(2) 3.41 0. % Quard 450 receives its properties by quenching and when Thickness C Si Mn P S Cr Ni Mo B 3. % Quard 450 is not intended for any further heat treatment.025 0.005 service or preheating temperatures above 250 °C.60 0.10 0.01 .64 mm 0.1 .32 20.60 1.2015_EN 40.025 0. length.21 0.50 0.Transverse - Elongation Our Quard plates are supplied as standard in the shotblasted impact test (MPa) A5 (MPa) (%) and primed condition.56 0. HBW = 420 .10 0.meets and exceeds EN 10029 Class A PLUS .2 mm below the plate surface once EN 10163-2 Class B3 per heat and 40 tonnes.30 0.EN 10029: . HBW according to EN ISO 6506-1.005 applicable by subsequent tempering. The steel offers very high resistance • thickness: 3.7.20 mm 0.

90 clabecq@eu. Long. cold forming and machining.0 6. Grinding of flame cut or a sheared edge in the bending area is recommended to further prevent cracking during bending. This document is intended to give a general guideline for the purchasing and use of the steels only. are recommended. t = Plate thickness (mm) .91.nlmk. The feed rate and cutting speed have to be Quard 450 is very well suited for cold forming operations.com .Belgique Tel: +32 (0)2 391. preheating is not To obtain optimal work shop productivity when processing required in single plate thickness up to 20 mm.2015_EN 7 Ultrasonic testing Welding Quard 450 has a very good weldability. The elements in the data sheet are given for information only and reflect the information known at the time of publishing. all plates are UT tested and controlled against Welding of Quard 450 is recommended to be performed at class S2. let the welded parts slowly cool down to room temperature (never accelerate the cooling process of the weld). cracks and porosity. Subsequent to cutting. both as manual or automatic. in the accordance to EN-1011. The transmitter of this document doesn’t accept any liability for any error or omission in the content of this document. E2. Clabecq Rue de Clabecq 101 . Machining Quard 450 offers good machinability with HSS and HSS-Co Cold forming alloyed drills.B-1460 ITTRE .Fax: +32 (0)2 391.nlmk. The minimum recommended R/t ratio when bending of Quard Face milling. (bending angle ≤ 90°) please consult the respective manuals with technical recommendations on Due to the homogeneous properties and narrow thickness www. It can be welded using any of the continuities like inclusions. 8 General processing recommendations If welding using a heat input of 1. variations in springback is kept at a low level. ambient temperature not lower than +5°C.me tolerances of Quard 450.0 5. Values and components quoted must not be considered as being guaranteed unless specifically confirmed separately in writing. (mm) to rolling to rolling Width Width (R/t) (R/t) (W/t) (W/t) t < 8.0 5. granted by the low Ultrasonic testing (UT). The interpass Quard  450. Plate/Clab_10. The consumable strength Plasma and flame cutting can be performed without the need for should be as soft as the design and wear mode allows.7 kJ/mm. 8 mm and up. Soft weld consumables.eu. is applied to secure the plate from dis.0 3. adjusted to the high hardness of the material.0 10 12 t ≥ 20. according to EN 10160.00 . Subsequent to welding. counter boring and countersinking are best 450 is given in the table below: performed using tools with replaceable cemented carbide inserts. dures and tools given below. W – Die opening width (mm) ding.quard.com . carbon equivalent of the steel. In thickness from conventional welding methods. Thickness Transverse Longitudinal Trans. provided the ambient In general. preheating in thicknesses up to 40 mm.98. giving low hydrogen weld deposits Thermal cutting (<= 5 ml/100g). it is essential to use the recommended proce- temperature used should not exceed 225 °C. A slow cooling rate will reduce the risk of cut edge cracking (never accelerate the cooling of the parts).www. the welding recommendation of Quard 450 should be temperature is above 0 °C.0 10 10 8 ≤ t < 20 4.0 12 14 For more information regarding wel- R = Recommended punch radius (mm).5 4. let the cut parts slowly cool down to room temperature.

2 mm below the plate surface once exceeds the usual market standards. Quard 500 receives its properties by quenching and when applicable by subsequent tempering. SURFACE properties EN 10163-2 Class B3 HBW = 470 . length.meets and exceeds EN 10029 Class A THICKNESS tolerance PLUS .EN 10029: .40 mm wear and impact makes it ideal where long service life is required. width tolerances meets EN 10029 Brinell hardness test.20 mm 0.40 20.80 1.43 (1) CEV = C+Mn/6+ (Ni+Cu)/15+ (Cr+Mo+V)/5 Plate/Clab_10.01 . • width: 1500 .50 0. tolerances & surface properties • crushing and pulverizing equipment Quard 500 is delivered with a unique combination of excellent • conveyors belts flatness.60 0. Class S 2 Technical characteristics . Hardness is performed 1 .00 1. please check our website or contact 500 an optimal choice for the recycling and mining industry. Carbon equivalent. Quard 500 is mainly recommended for the following applications: • screeners 4 Flatness.tighter tolerances upon request Hardness guarantee Shape. 0.30 0. % delivery condition can not be retained after exposure at C Si Mn P S Cr Ni Mo B service or preheating temperatures above 250 °C.01 1. HBW according to EN ISO 6506-1.530 Other mechanical properties (typical values) 5 Delivery conditions Our Quard plates are supplied as standard in the shotblasted Charpy-V notch Yield Strength Tensile Strength . 1500 1700 8 (longitudinal at -40°C) 6 Heat treatment Chemical composition The steel is grain refined.005 Quard 500 is not intended for any further heat treatment. Plates can also be delivered unpainted.00 0. In order to maintain a good weldabi- (MPa) (%) lity and laser cutting performance. a low zinc silicate primer is 30 J applied. your local NLMK Clabecq representative. Its very high resistance to abrasive • thickness: 4 . Class N (standard) & PLUS FLATNESS .Transverse - Elongation impact test (MPa) A5 and primed condition.40 mm 0. % Plate thickness CEV(1) CET(2) 4 . tight thickness tolerances and superior surface finish. The properties of the Max ladle analysis . typical values.57 0.025 0. Quard For more information. PLUS per heat and 40 tonnes. • grapples • scrap presses Feature Norm .Abrasion Resistant steels Quard 500 1 Steel description and applications 3 Dimensions Quard 500 is a martensitic abrasion resistant steels.3100 mm With the combination of superior hardness and strength.61 0. with an Quard 500 at present is supplied in the following range: average hardness of 500 HBW.2015_EN (2) CET = C+(Mn+Mo)/10+Ni/40 +(Cr+Cu)/20 .

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