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WHAT IS MANGANESE STEEL AND WHY DO WE USE IT?

Manganese steel, also known as Mangalloy or Hadfield Steel, is steel that has been combined with 11 – 15% manganese. Manganese is a natural element that is very hard and brittle. Once combined with steel the material becomes very hard and durable, it will lose the brittle nature. The manganese steel is a non-magnetic steel with extreme anti-wear properties. The material is very resistant to abrasion and will actually gain strength upon impact. These conditions make it the perfect material for holding up against wear in the blast cabinet and for our blast wheel blades.

1. Manganese steel is a combination of the alloy manganese with steel at about 11- 15% manganese.
2. Manganese steel has extremely durable properties and actually becomes harder upon impact. (like that of a steel shot blast)
3. Manganese steel can be cut with a plasma laser.
4. Manganese steel plates are welded together using low temperatures.

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