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Alloy is a carbon steel consisting of iron and carbon. Several other elements are allowed, with low maximum percentages. These elements are manganese, with a 1.65% maximum, silicon, with a 0.60% maximum, and copper, with a 0.60% maximum. Other elements may be present in quantities too small to affect its properties.
Due to its higher thickness, alloy plate is used for products that require durability and strength, but do not require the lower weight of a thinner metal sheet. Many of the alloy steels are easy to machine, stamp, and fabricate. It can be manufactured to precise tolerances.
known for its high yield strength, weldability, and toughness, even at low temperatures. It is a low cost, high performing material for structural use and high wear machine applications. A514 steel plate is used for a wide range of frame and structural components, as well as high wear machine components that require high strength, impact, and abrasion resistance.
Alloy sheet is material produced from coil and is most commonly found in thickness less than .180. It exhibits different properties of hardness, strength, temperature, resistance, and corrosion resistance, and can be used in many diverse applications, including architectural and construction framing, cabinets, enclosures, frames for machinery, medical devices, electronics, and more.