11-14% (Hadfield) Manganese Impact Steel
Workwear 14 is a true austenitic 11-14% manganese steel (Hadfield Steel) product. It exhibits excellent work hardening characteristics in service applications where impact and abrasion are prevalent. This material will work-harden in service up to 550BHN hardness. Material can be welded with standard manganese electrodes.
Manganese steel is an austenitic steel which means it is non-magnetic.
This product hardens under cold work conditions. Please use only certified personnel familiar with working with this type of material. Drilling is not recommended. Call or email us for a quote.