Super Touch and Abrasion Resistant AR500 Steel Plate

Highly abrasion-resistant that displays enhanced toughness, AR500 steel is one of the most durable and hardest metals on the market. Thanks to its weldability and forming capabilities, AR500 steel is used in the design and manufacture of everything from protective body armour through to the production of mining equipment, ballistic plates, material handling transport solutions and other applications.

The metal boasts strong resistance to rub wear, heavy wear and slide wear, making it one of the most user-friendly options available on the market. It helps to reduce downtime and increase the longevity of equipment through minimising erosion and wear. The advantages of this type of steel plate ultimately lead to maximised productivity.

If you’re looking for AR500 steel in Australia, you can count on Australian Steel to meet your requirements.

Steel Plates Made To Last

Australian Steel has been the first point of contact for many businesses and members of the general public looking for the best AR500 steel materials available at a fair price. We have been in the industry for over 35 years, enabling us to meet the needs of a variety of industries. With over 4,000 6000 tonnes of steel in stock, we’re sure to have what you need.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is it Used For?

AR500 steel is used to manufacture:

  • Mining equipment
  • Concrete handling equipment
  • Dump trucks
  • Material transfer chutes
  • Storage bins
  • Buckets
  • Hoppers

What Does AR500 Stand For?

The letters AR stand for Abrasion Resistance, while the 500 refers to the hardness of the steel. The AR500 steel rating can range from 477-555 in hardness tests.

Contact the Leading Steel Plate Suppliers in Australia

Offering a wealth of additional services, including ultrasonic testing, ink jet marking and much more, Australian Steel services not just Victoria but Australia-wide. When you’re looking to buy low cost AR500 steel, email us at or give us a call on (03) 9580 2200 for a quote.