Approved by major defense contractors Vallourec provides hot rolled steel products that meet the toughest requirements. Our products fulfill stringent specifications, certifications and qualifications such as Stanag levels. Thus, our offer contains special steels for ballistic protection, high hardness and high strengths for various applications.
Our tubes are suitable for a wide range of applications:
Manufacturers trust Vallourec’s seamless tubes and hot-formed hollow sections.
Our offer is available:
- in a wide dimensional range and different geometries
- in a wide alloy portfolio including those with special metallurgical treatment for cleanliness or outstanding machinability
- with value-added services such as cut-to-length or pre-machined
Furthermore we support our customers during long-term qualification processes and supply test material for prototyping.
From standard to premium grades
We offer a wide range of steel grades, from standard to premium. Standard grades are mainly seen In civil structural applications whereas grades like FineXcell®, Avadur® and Durascilt® are used in high demanding military applications.
When highest strength meets weldability – Our FineXcell® grade series maximizes performance and reduces weight. These fine-grain structural steels offer yield strengths up to an impressive 1,000 MPa plus, excellent processing and welding characteristics. They provide an optimum in combination of high yield strength and ability to customize.
Values valid for:
1) Lowest intervall:
2) Lowest intervall:
When hardness and hardenability are needed – Avadur® combines extreme strength and extreme hardness for military applications.
Values valid for:
1) wall thickness (WT) ≤25,4mm
4) For lowest wall thickness interval of WT ≤ 16mm
When ballistic resistance is needed – Durascilt is our first-choice tube for ballistic protection.