Mars® 240

Mars® 240: High hardness steel (500 HB) for ballistic protection

Mars® 240 is a high-hardness steel (500HB) with optimal compromise ballistic resistance properties and workability for applications:
• very light weight vehicle structures to medium vehicles
• add on armour, removable all thicknesses and all applications
• boxes, containers, shelters, storage tanks, door frames…

Standard

INDUSTEEL: Mars® 240
Mars® 240 satisfies requirements of following specifications:
• France : NF A 36-800-TDH 2
• Germany : TL 2350-000 Quality Z
• U.K. : DEF STAN 95-24 Class 3
• USA : MIL DTL 46100 RevE

Chemical analysis

C S P Si Mn Ni Cr Mo
≤ .30 ≤ .002 ≤ .010 ≤ .4 ≤ 1 ≤ 1.8 ≤ 1.6 ≤ .6

Chemical composition depends on thickness range (particularly on Ni and Cr contents) and, possibly, on customer’s specification

Mechanical properties

As supplied Hardness Yield Strength UTS Elongation Charpy V
-40°Transversal to rolling direction
HB MPa ksi MPa ksi 5d(%) J ft.lbs
Minimum values 477-534 ≥1100 ≥ 160 ≥ 1600 ≥ 232 ≥ 9 ≥16 ≥ 12
Typical values 495 1300 195 1700 250 12 28 21

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Mars® 240

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Technical data and information are to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. However, they may be subjected to some slight variations due to our ongoing research programmes. Therefore, we suggest that information be verified at time of enquiry or order. Furthermore, in service, real conditions are specific for each application. The data presented here are for the purpose of description only, and can be considered as guarantees only when written formal approval has been provided by our company. Industeel reserves the right to change its product range at any time without prior notice.