Heavy-duty industrial equipment hardly moves without 1045 steel. Lapham-Hickey Steel develops and delivers high-strength, long-lasting 1045 steel plate needed to fabricate the vital parts in the America’s hardest working machines.
What is 1045 steel plate?
In 1045 steel plate, the ‘10’ means a basic carbon steel and ‘45’ designates the approximate carbon content. 1045 steel is included in the ASTM 830 (A830) family of specifications.
1045 Steel Plate Applications
With its strength and hardness, 1045 steel plate has a wide variety of heavy-duty applications. A830 Grade 1045 hot rolled steel plate can be cut to various shapes, hammer forged and heat treated. 1045 steel plate is mostly used where greater strength is required than lower carbon steels.
- Bolster plates
- Base plates
- Wear plates
- Brake dies
- Torsion Bars
- Large sprockets
- Moving systems
- Crushing systems
- Crushing equipment
- Precision conveyor system parts
Delivering the experience you want
Lapham-Hickey’s knowledge of the metal industry is second to none with a deep understanding of steel market cycles. Other attributes include:
- Expert engineers and skilled metallurgists design, develop and deliver reliable, durable products for the most challenging applications
- All locations conform to ISO standards to ensure you get the product you want every single time
- Strong foundation of family ownership. Lapham-Hickey was established in 1926 and is now in the capable hands of a fourth generation
Dedicated to serving you
Lapham-Hickey provides outstanding customer service and the best technical support in the industry. Our service centers are ranked as one of the top 30 in the nation. Our outstanding employees are dedicated and devoted to serve you each and every day.