Metinvest-SMC launched steel deliveries for equipment armoring

Metal trading company Metinvest-SMC launched the supply of hot-rolled sheet for further thermal treatment and production of hard armor protection elements of equipment. The company stated about it in the press release on its official website.

Products after strengthening thermal treatment can be used to increase protection of:

  • off-road vehicles and other passenger cars for the military;
  • medical transport;
  • utility vehicles and other equipment operating in the high-risk area.

Metinvest-SMC offers steel 30MnB5 for the production of protective elements.

This grade of steel (thickness of 7-8 mm) after mandatory strengthening by heat treatment at the stage of final products production (hardening with low tempering) is capable of withstanding the impact of weapons and in terms of its resistance corresponds to class 4 according to the test methodology specified in DSTU 8782.

In addition, within the framework of assistance to the AFU, Metinvest Group specialists are ready to cooperate on other areas of special purpose equipment: protective shields for heavy small arms; machine gun racks; stiffening frames, etc.

To purchase metal for armor production please call 0 800 20 89 53 or email