K-TECK OEM NIOBIUM

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The Directional High Chrome entry level K-TECK NIOBIUM wear plate is a specific purpose of wear plate to increase life cycle over traditional chrome carbide wear plate with medium impact. More suited to fixed plant applications with -150 ore size is typically seen for MEDIUM WEAR ABRASION with MEDIUM IMPACT application’s. The matrix structure is a Austenitic high chrome carbide saturation of more than 35% of chrome, meets the ASTM G65-04 dry sand rubber wheel test of less than 0.26 grams loss.

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Wear Plate Specifications 

K-TECK wear resistant steel (WRS) is a Bi metallic hard facing surface of up to 700 HV of hardness of a HYPER EUTECTIC chemistry bonded to Mild steel A36 backing plate for easy methods of installation. OEM series sheet size 9.180’ x 6.700’.

A36 Backing Plate Material

The standard A36 steel backing plate is ideal for multiple installations methods. The backing plate in a variety of thickness to suite all applications.

Overlay Material Type

The K-TECK OEM series is a high saturation of M7C3 carbides of a austenite matrix and complies the AS2576-2355 STD.

Metallurgical Testing Type

The K-TECK series of wear resistance steel is complies with the ASTM G65 sand wheel test procedure with a chromium carbide of M7C3 saturation with less than 0.26 grams loss.

Thermal Expansion Relief Cracks

The K-TECK series of wear resistance steel has inherent cracks due the metallurgical structure of the high chrome, these crack are not structural cracks that will cause the plate to break. These cracks are Thermal expansion relief cracks and enhances bending and rolling under compression. These thermal expansion Relief joints are common in most ALL CCO wear plates and is commonly visible. 

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K-TECK Niobium is ideal for impact application like fixed plant chutes and screens.