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Clifton Steel stocks military steel armor heat treated plate in MIL-A-12560, MIL-DTL-46177, and MIL-DTL-46100 with the latest revisions. Our in-house state-of-the-art heat treat lines produce quenched and tempered armor heat treated plate steel. These lines allow for improved control of product, quicker response time to our customers, and the ability to offer special heat treated plate sizes that can reduce our customers' overall cost of manufacturing. Clifton Steel's military steel armor heat treated plate is fully DOD approved.
Military Steel Armor Heat Treated Plate Specifications
MIL-A-12560 REV J
MIL-A-12560 heat treated plate is designed for both good ballistic resistance as well as defending against IED (improvised explosive devices).
This grade of heat treated plate includes four Classes:
- Class 1 - For resistance to penetration
- Class 2 - For resistance to shock
- Class 3 - For evaluation only. This Class of heat treated plate is not used on vehicles
- Class 4 - For maximum resistance to penetration
Clifton Steel inventories Class 1, 2 and 3 heat treated plate in thickness ranges of
- Class 1 - 0.25" - 6"
- Class 2 - 0.25" - 1.25"
- Class 3 - 2" - 6"
Our stock is always available in the latest revision, including the newly revised MIL-DTL-12560 Rev J heat treated plate in the same classes listed above. We stock this particular heat treated plate product in sizes that allow it to be laser ready without the need to cut down from a larger plate or to perform additional surface cleaning. The new specification allows us to inventory heat treated plate thicknesses as low as 0.100".
MIL-DTL-46177 REV C
MIL-DTL-46177 heat treated plate is made to provide a higher hardness range than the MIL-A-12560 grade within the thickness range of 0.125" up to 0.250". We also stock this heat treated plate product in sizes that allow it to be laser ready without the need to cut down from a larger plate or to perform additional surface cleaning. This specification is now part of MIL-DTL-12560 Rev J heat treated plate; however, we maintain product inventory to this specification for support of past vehicle platforms that require it.
MIL-DTL-46100 REV E
The high hardness properties of MIL-DTL-46100 heat treated plate provide for excellent resistance to penetration. Clifton Steel stocks and produces some of the lightest gauges available in this product. We also stock this particular heat treated plate in sizes that allow it to be laser ready without the need to cut down from a larger plate or to perform additional surface cleaning. Our stock ranges from 0.100" to 2". We also stock inventory to MIL-A-46100 Rev D Amd 1 heat treated plate to support the needs of previous vehicle platforms requiring this material.
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