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For mining work in challenging conditions with solid rocks and hard minerals, the ideal choice is Quard®. This abrasion resistant steel from NLMK Clabecq offers an exceptionally long service life, even under continuous use. When wear resistance is crucial, Quard® provides the appropriate solution, with a hardness of up to 550HB. By utilizing Quard®, product lifespan can be tripled compared to conventional structural steel, while reducing the weight of structural elements by 40%.


Solid rocks, hard minerals, mining work is a journey to primary era. In order to get prepared to the toughest conditions, prefer Quard®. The abrasion resistant steel of NLMK Clabecq has proven to have a very long service life, even in permanent use. When resistance to wear becomes the key factor – like in a mining environment – to prefer a steel, Quard® provides the appropriate solution.


Delivered in hardness up to 550 HB, Quard® can be used for any machine, like mining excavators, tunnel diggers, crushers, …
Moreover, demanding manufacturers will appreciate the high workability of Quard®, induced by the purity of its steel and the unique production process of NLMK Clabecq. With easier cutting, bending and welding, they can gain in productivity throughout all the steps where Quard® is used.
Through the use of Quard®, it is possible to increase the life of the product for more than three times compared with conventional structural steel marks, and reduce the weight of the structural element by 40%.

Other applications

Discover the multiple applications of our NLMK products! Whether it’s in the construction industry, energy sector, or other fields, our innovative steel solutions offer diverse uses. To learn more about the various potential applications, click on the links below: