Any of you have prices of ar plate handy? Im getting 4x8x1/4'' for $360 a sheet and feel like im getting a good deal from my local supplier. I have never priced it anywhere else or bought it anywhere else so im just curious
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08-09-2013, 11:45 AM #1
08-09-2013, 12:54 PM #2
I just got a price of $274.28 for 4' x 8' x .250 diamond plate.Lincoln Vantage 400
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08-09-2013, 01:02 PM #3
Thats a lil high for diamond plt. Im talkin bout ar400
08-10-2013, 01:22 AM #4
08-10-2013, 04:54 AM #5
Anywhere you need "abrasion resistance", its used a lot in sand and gravel plants, asphalt plants etc...
08-10-2013, 04:56 AM #6
not trying to be short... about to leave and just caught a glimpse of this. If no one else taps into this and explains a lot about ar before I get home tonight... i'll try...lol
08-10-2013, 06:08 AM #7Senior Member
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Here's a good overview of AR400 steel.
Dialarc 250 (1974)
Syncrowave 250 (1992)
Spot welder (Dayton badged)
08-10-2013, 08:29 AM #8
Good stuff. I need to get a line on some locally.
I'll be calling around next week. Some flat bar and plate on hand might be the difference in getting a job or not getting a job. I don't have the equipment to deal with a 4x8 sheet so I'll have to see what options are available.
I am thinking this is a HUGE issue. When you don't have the materials on hand customers make another call. Last week a guy calls about a 2x2 sq. tubing rail on a rollback.
Gravy job but I messed up and said I'll have to run out and pick up a stick of tubing. Oh ok he said, I'll bring it by and let you have a look. Never heard from him again.
08-10-2013, 08:33 AM #9
Yeah 2x2x1/4 or 3/16 is good to have on hand. I tried to get 4x1/4'' strips of ar400 for this job but they didn't have it and weren't sure if they could even get it. I had to buy a whole sheet and strip it down.
08-13-2013, 11:27 AM #10
I called the closest supplier and he doesn't stock AR400.
He had some Jalloy maybe with AR designation / DP500, I'm guessing here, are those the same two things and could they be used for the same purpose as the AR400?