Hardox 450

Most popular abrasion-resistant steel

MTL Advanced Ltd is one of the largest Hardox Weaparts Centre’s in the UK and is a Hardox 450 stockholder/supplier to clients around the world, in industries such as automotive and recycling.

With various industry quality accreditations and many years’ experience working with this material, we are able to supply and manufacture Hardox 450 in various sizes and thicknesses to satisfy the needs of our customers.

Due to our extensive in-house manufacturing capabilities, we can also machine, press parts up to 7.2m length and waterjet cut Hardox 450 to the UK’s highest standards, avoiding a Heat Affected Zone (HAZ).

What is Hardox 450?

Hardox 450 is the most popular abrasion-resistant steel with excellent structural properties and a nominal hardness of 450 HBW. It provides good bendability and weldability and can be used in many components and structures that are subject to wear.

As a result of its long wear life and MTL’s manufacturing expertise, this steel offers high quality and a low cost.

Mechanical Properties

Thickness (mm) – 2.50-8.00
Hardness* (HBW) – 425-475
Typical yield strength (MPa) not guaranteed – 1100-1300

*Brinell hardness, HBW, according to EN ISO 6506-1, on a milled surface 0.5– 3 mm below surface. At least one test specimen per heat and 40 tons. For more information, please download the Hardox 450 data sheet.

Please contact us on +44 (0)114 261 7979 or email enquiries@mtladv.com to discuss your requirements.