AR500 Abrasion Resistant Steel Plate

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.
  • 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.

Looking For Mil-Spec?

While often requested for ammunition target surfaces, AR500 steel plate is not certified for ballistic use. Browse Leeco Steel’s Military & Ballistic steel grades for military-certified ballistic steel plate.

Available Sizes

Leeco® Steel stocks the following standard sizes of AR500 steel plate, but other sizes may be available for special orders.

AR500 3/16" – 2" 48" – 96" Up to 480"

Minimum order weight in the USA is 20 tons. For orders weighing less than 20 tons, additional freight surcharges may be applied. Minimum order weight for orders outside of North America is 500 MT.