AR500 Steel Plates

AR500 abrasion resistant steel plate offers high surface hardness for excessive wear and high-impact applications. 


  • Abrasion resistant steel plate grade used in high-wear applications, such as in mining equipment and concrete handling.
  • Surface hardness can range between 470-540 BNH.
  • Possesses excellent resistance to slide wear, rub wear and heavy wear.
  • Can withstand high-impact stresses, even at extremely low temperatures.
  • While often requested for ammunition target surfaces, AR500 is not certified for ballistic use. Browse Leeco Steel’s Military & Ballistic steel grades for military-certified ballistic steel plate.
  • Composition and hardening processes differ between mills. Mill test reports are supplied with each order.

Learn more about abrasion-resistant steel and the differences between AR400, AR450 and AR500.

Available Sizes

Leeco® Steel stocks the following standard sizes, but other sizes may be available for special orders.

AR500 3/16" – 2" 48" – 96" Up to 480"