Steel Division

altrix®

Strong combination

altrix® multi-layer plates are composite materials and are manufactured as two- or three-layer plates by means of a roll-clad method developed in-house. The base material guarantees high toughness and good weldability. The cladding material offers a high degree of hardness and wear resistance in hardened condition.

Areas of application

Typical applications of altrix® multi-layer plates include dredging pipes, plow moldboards, mill housing wear plates, mold manufacturing, paddles in log washers, chutes, slides and transfer components in the sand, gravel and cement-making industries and cladding in rock crushers.

Materials

The standard base material of altrix® multi-layer plates is S235 in accordance with EN 10025-2. The cladding material is 2842 (altrix 90). A hardness value of up to 66 HRC is achievable in hardened condition. altrix® plates are delivered in as-rolled condition.

Dimensions

  • Plate thickness: 7–80 mm 
  • Plate width: 3.800 mm max.
  • Plate length: 12.000 mm max.
  • Ordered weight: At least 10 tons per line item
  • Unit weight: 6.3 tons max. per single plate
In consideration of the favoured wear resistance and resistance to fracture the correct layer thicknesses shall be selected. A layer thickness ratio of 50 % to 50 % is typical between the cladding and base material for two layers and 33-34-33 % (hard-tough-hard) for three-layer plates.

Advantages of altrix® 

  • Longer service life due to high degree of hardness 
  • High resistance to fracture in the compound blank 
  • Smooth surface, good yielding behavior and minimal caking 
  • Best welding properties in delivered condition and in hardened condition 
  • Simple fastening possibilities

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Hot-rolled steel strip

Hot-rolled steel strip

Hot-rolled steel strip made by voestalpine is tailored to specific customer needs, and the product portfolio ranges from mild steels to meet the highest forming requirements to ultra-high-strength steels for the most demanding applications.

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Hot-rolled steel strip

Portfolio

To meet every customer requirement, we supply hot-rolled steel strip in widths up to 1,750 mm and thicknesses up to 20 mm. Our products are available pickled or unpickled, as slit or wide strip in coils, and even as slit steel strip or cut shapes. These high-quality products are manufactured to tightest tolerances. Hot-rolled steels made by voestalpine are supplied in a wide range of grades and qualities. A variety of alloys and rolling programs provide our customers with just the right steel for their specific applications.

Steel grades

  • Mild steels
  • Structural steels
  • Micro-alloyed steels
  • Case-hardening and heat-treatable steels
  • Martensitic steels
  • Multi-phase steels
  • Dual-phase steels
  • Ferritic-bainitic steels
  • Pole and rim steels
  • Enameling steels
  • Steels for gas cylinders
  • Weather-resistant structural steels
  • Wear-resistant steels
  • High-strength and ultra high-strength steels
Hot-rolled steel strip 
voestalpine stands for partnership and highest quality:
  • Development of special customer grades to meet specific requirements
  • Highly consistent mechanical and chemical properties
  • Tightest tolerances guaranteed 
  • Consistently high product quality thanks to precise rolling process with perfectly coordinated temperature and forming processes
  • Material and processing expertise from a single source

 

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