Wear Products

Rhino-Tuf® EZ

AR400 Abrasion Resistant, Alloy Wear Plate

Rhino-Tuf EZ is an abrasion resistant, “thru-hardened”, AR400 wear plate. This alloy wear plate offers excellent service for applications where formability, toughness, weldability and abrasion resistance are required. Typical hardness range is 400/440BHN. Typical tensile strength is 180,000 PSI.

Rhino-Tuf EZ is different from commercial grade wear plates. Made in controlled heat lots; the addition of alloying elements, such as Nickel, Chromium, Molybdenum, Titanium and Copper contribute to a chemistry rich enough to provide superior wear and uniformity of hardness but lean enough to have a low Carbon Equivalency (CE), for safety in fabrication.

Do not settle for other plate products that only offer a surface hardness or that “shock” the plate to hardness with no depth of hardness. Rhino-Tuf EZ is engineered to replace most other commercial grade abrasion resistant plate products including, but not limited to: HSLA, T-1, A36, AR360, AR400 and A514. Rhino-Tuf EZ extends service life and offers real wear performance. Call or email us for a quote.

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Key Features

Clean Steel Technology – a manufacturing process that delivers consistent steel through control and refinement of the melt.

Vacuum Degassed – eliminates many impurities found in standard commercial grade alloys. The result is a better, cleaner, and stronger product that extends service.

Abrasion Resistant – designed to resist many forms of abrasion, impact and gouging.

Deep Uniform Hardness –  quench and tempered “thru-hardened” plate that will provide consistency in overall wear performance.

Ease of Machining and Welding – Free of hard and spots which allow for predictability in machining. Utilize the “Standard Low Hydrogen Method” for welding this alloy plate product.

Low Carbon Equivalency (CE) – User friendly. Formable. Responds well to fabrication in the field.

Note: Wear plate products are designed for liner applications; they are not intended for use as self-supporting structures or lifting devices.

Typical Mechanical Properties

Hardness, Brinell400/440 BHN
Tensile Strength180,000 P.S.I.
Yield Strength140,000 P.S.I.
Grain TypeTempered Martensite
Elongation in 2″15%
Reduction of Area60%
Carbon Equivalency (CE)47

Typical Chemical Analysis

CMNPHSSINICRMOTIOther
.201.00.025 max.005.50 max1.20 max.55/.90.50 max.03(variances by heat lot)*

*Boron, Vanadium, Aluminum and Columbium may be added at the discretion of the producing mill.

Available Sizes

Thickness
1/8″
3/16″
1/4″
3/8″
1/2″
5/8″
3/4″
1″
1-1/4″
1-1/2″
2″
2-1/2″
3″
4″
Widths and Lengths
48″  x 96″
48″ x 144″
48″ x 288″
96″ x 144″
96″ x 288″

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Applications

  • Chain Conveyors
  • Mixer Components
  • Crusher Plates
  • Cutting Edges
  • Shakeout Liners
  • Chipper Blades
  • Screw Flights
  • Coal Chutes
  • Hammers
  • Wear Guides
  • Screens
  • Truck Bed Liners
  • Wear Rings
  • Inspection Plates
  • Bucket Liners
  • Various Hoppers
  • Fan Blades
  • Levelers
  • Ballistic Targets
  • Impact Pads

Plate Weight Chart

Thickness of PlateWeight Lbs. Per Square InchWeight Lbs. Per Square Foot
1/8″ plate.03655-1/4 #
3/16″ plate.0558#
1/4″ plate.07310-1/2#
5/16″ plate.08312#
3/8″ plate.10815-1/2#
1/2″ plate.14520-3/4#
5/8″ plate.18026#
3/4″ plate.21831-1/4#
1″ plate.29041-1/2#
1-1/4″ plate.36352#

Sheffield™ 45XL is the past protected tradename of North American Steel Company.

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Note: Wear plate products are designed for liner applications; they are not intended for use as self-supporting structures or lifting devices.