From tanks to armored vehicles, military grade steel is an important material for defense and security. Unlike structural or non-structural low-carbon steel, military and ballistic grades of steel are produced, formed and tested to different standards to guarantee quality and integrity. This article will look at the properties, common grades and common uses of military and ballistic steel.
Steel is an essential material used in a variety of applications. Choosing the right grade of steel requires evaluating chemical composition and mechanical properties. This article will explore and compare common steel materials tests and provide insight into understanding the results.