Ovako supplies different grades of boron steel for agricultural machines, such as plows and many other products where wear resistance is a critical issue.
Boron steels are used in wear resistance parts and fasteners for agricultural, forestry and off-road vehicles. Boron alloying even in small quantities significiantly increases the hardenability of steel, allowing lower contents of carbon and other alloying elements.
The benefits are:
- low hardness in the rolled condition
- good weldability
- good formability
- a good combination of high tensile strength and tougness after quenching and tempering.