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Properties of Rio-Carb Plates

Hardness : 56 - 58 Rc
Co-efficient of friction : µ 0.195 Rc (CrC on polished Mild Steel)
Wear Rate : 17.3 mm³ (ASTM G-65) ("400" is 162.3mm³)
Chemistry (CrC) : Nominally 24% Chromium : 4% Carbon plus Manganese, Silicon and other elements up to 4% - Nickel Free
Backing Plate : Typically 300WA Mild Steel
Bending Ratio : Min. Radius = 40 x thickness overall
Plate Sizes : 1.5m x 3.0m = 4.5m² usable area
Thicknesses Available : See table below
Mass : See table below (same as mass of mild steel @ 7.9 SG)

OVERALL PLATE THICKNESS in mm 8 10 12 16 20 24 30
DESCRIPTION 4/4 4/6 6/6 8/8 10/10 12/12 20/10
(A) Backing Plates before Welding in mm 6 8 8 10 12 16 12
(B) Thickness of Hardface Cladding in mm 4 4 6 8 10 12 20
(C) M.S. Backing Plate after Welding in mm 4 6 6 8 10 12 10
CrC Effective Hardface Thickness in mm 4 4 6 8 10 12 20
Mass kg/m² 64 80 96 128 160 192 240
m²/Tonne 15.6 12.5 10.4 7.8 6.2 5.2 4.6