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Authorization of KANAS GROUP:

KKANAS GROUP is Exclusive Agent of Industeel France / ArcelorMittal for Middle East, GCC, Pakistan and near by countries for complete range of Protection Steel Plates.


Defense & security

Our societies are increasingly being confronted to terrorism, violations of sovereignty, but also criminal activities, insurgencies and militant attacks. It came to an increased need of preserving soldiers, security forces and civilians from the various threats they represent.
In this context, Industeel offers with Mars and Safe Protection steels, the most complete range of steel plates for ballistic- and blast- protection applications, covers the designers needs to find solutions providing the best protection level at a minimum weight.


     

In Protection Steels Industry, Industeel is a first-class producer of ballistic protection steel plates. We are providing armor steel plates ranging from 2.5 mm thickness to 400 mm thickness. We are the only mill in the world providing the oil quenched armor plates with such higher thicknesses. Thanks to our efficient and soft quenching process, eliminating residual stress, we guarantee quiet plates with:


  • No Deformation During And After Cutting
  • Low Residual Magnetism

All Protection Steel Plates can be bend, machined, welded, and cut. Cutting can be done with (Laser, plasma and water-jet) devices.


KANAS GROUP can supply Industeel Armor Steel plates from local Dubai stocks (stored at JAFZA, Dubai) and can supply complete kits / produce components with laser cutting and also offer welding / bending on these components.


Mars brand is a family of steel grades specially designed for military and civil ballistic protection. Its patented chemical composition provides high protection, often beyond technical specifications, with significantly lower weights.


FLATNESS

Our unique quenching press machine gives excellent results in terms of guaranteed flatness (95% plates < 1,5mm/m) assuring:

  • Easier welding
  • Better integration

TIGHT TOLERANCES

In addition to quarto plates, Industeel offers a wide range of cut-to-length sheets (up to 10mm) with tight tolerances (+/-0,2mm) thus allowing weight reduction.
Armor steel plates grades are Mars® 280, Mars® 380, Mars® 440, Mars® 500, Mars® 600, Mars® 650 and Perforated Mars® 650 and Perforated Mars 650. For the very competitive market of FB6 armor steel plates, Industeel has introduced Safe 500 which is equivalent to our Mars 500 brand plates..


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Armor Steel Grades

Mars® 280

Rolled Homogeneous Armor heat treated for maximum resistance to shock. Mars(R) 280 is a less hardness (typical 280 HBW), high toughness protection steel offering maximum resistance to shock and blast waves for all vehicle structures (main battle tanks, armored personal carriers).
Advantages

  • Easy processing (for a wide range of thicknesses), while keeping good and multipurpose ballistic properties for any kind of threat
  • Adapted metallurgical properties according to specific requirements (chemical composition, hardness range, thickness range…)
  • Excellent homogeneity and reproducibility

Mars® 380

Rolled Homogeneous Armor for ballistic protection & evaluation of armor-defeating ammunition
Easy processing (for a wide range of thicknesses), while keeping good and multipurpose ballistic properties for any kind of threat
Adapted metallurgical properties according to specific requirements (chemical composition, hardness range, thickness range…)
Excellent homogeneity and reproducibility
Available in different classes:
Class 1: for vehicules structures
Class 3: for targets for the evaluation of armor-defeating ammunitions
Example of Mars® 380 integration

  • Medium and heavy tank structures
  • Floors for all kinds of vehicles
  • Ship and frigate construction
  • Observation posts, buildings

Mars® 440

Medium Hard Armor
Optimal ballistic protection against mines and IED explosion thanks to its excellent hardness, toughness and ductility properties.
Excellent workability particularly bending and welding for building complex designs used for blast protection. (V shape floor)
Available in two versions:

  • Quenched and tempered: for floors and undersides of light and medium vehicles from 4 to 50 mm
  • Air-Hardened, auto-tempering: specially adapted to hot-forming for V shape underbellies of heavy vehicle, from 20 to 80 mm

Mars® 440 has been qualified by the military as preferred material due to its remarkable resistance to blast during testing on prototypes.
Floors structure from light vehicles up to heavy tanks, deflectors to upgrade existing floor, Mars® 440 replies easily to any undersides configurations.

  • Blast and IED protection
  • V shape floors for light and medium vehicles
  • Bottom sides of medium vehicles
  • Underbelly for heavy tank
  • Deflectors to upgrade existing floor

Advantages:

  • Easy processing (for a wide range of thicknesses), while keeping good and multipurpose ballistic properties for any kind of threat
  • Adapted metallurgical properties according to specific requirements (chemical composition, hardness range, thickness range…)
  • Excellent homogeneity and reproducibility

Mars® 500

High-hard armor
Well balanced solution between workability and weight saving used in military and civil applications.
Tight tolerances (+/-0.2 mm) from very thin thickness 2.5 mm up to medium thickness Excellent flatness and homogeneity, Mars® 500 sheets are delivered with a guaranteed flatness of 3 mm/m and uniformity of mechanical properties throughout the material Specific civil levels (FB5 & FB6), special grade (S) has been developed to meet civil market needs.

Applications 500 HB
Excellent flatness, quiet material (no spring back during cutting) make Mars® 500 a perfect 500 HB solution for all welded constructions, avoiding straightening operations. Tight tolerances permit weight saving, offering the lightest solution for a given level of protection.

  • Light & medium vehicle structures
  • Trucks, cabins, vans structures
  • Kit parts for vehicles in civil application
  • Add-on armor kits
  • Window frames

Safe® 500

Safe 500 is a ballistic protection steel with superior flatness. Optimized chemical composition together with its carefully controlled heating, rolling and heat treatment sequences give Safe 500 an optimal combination of weldability, bendability and ballistic protection performance.
It can be used in most civilian protection applications i.e. civil armored vehicles (limousines and sedans, SUVs, ), Cash-In-Transit vehicles, police cars, bulletproof doors, window frames and wall panels, etc.


Applications
Excellent flatness, quiet material (no spring back during cutting) make Safe庐 500 a perfect 500 HB solution for all welded constructions, avoiding straightening operations. Tight tolerances permit weight saving, offering the lightest solution for a given level of protection.


  • Light & medium vehicle structures
  • Trucks, cabins, vans structures
  • Kit parts for vehicles in civil application
  • Add-on armor kits
  • Window frames

Mars® 600

Ultra-High-Hard Armor
New metallurgical concept combining 600 HB hardness level with excellent ductility and toughness close to a 500 HB material. Ultra-High-Hard Armor steel with very high ballistic performances and integration possibilities
First multipurpose 600 HB with an impressive ballistic behavior in terms of deformation capacity, resistance to multi-impacts and best in its class workability (mainly bending).

Applications 600 HB
Mars® 600 is the material of the future that is changing designs of military programs: light weight solution and possible use as a structure. Its great properties offer limitless usage possibilities.
Example of Mars® 600 integration

  • Light & medium modern vehicle structures
  • Cold formed parts for light and medium vehicles
  • Solid add-on armor with space
  • Front layer of composite solutions
  • Insert for individual protection

Advantages:

  • Easy processing (for a wide range of thicknesses), while keeping good and multipurpose ballistic properties for any kind of threat
  • Adapted metallurgical properties according to specific requirements (chemical composition, hardness range, thickness range…)
  • Excellent homogeneity and reproducibility

Mars® 650

Ultra-High-Hard Armor
Mars® 650 is an ultra-high-hard (typical 650 HBW) protection steel offering uncompromising ballistic resistance performance, for use as add-on armor when weight reduction is essential. Easy integration in multi materials and composite solutions with its incredible flatness of 3 mm/m.

Advantages:

  • Easy processing (for a wide range of thicknesses), while keeping good and multipurpose ballistic properties for any kind of threat
  • Adapted metallurgical properties according to specific requirements (chemical composition, hardness range, thickness range…)
  • Excellent homogeneity and reproducibility

Perforated Mars® 650

Ultra High-Hard-Armor
Mars® 650 is a ultra-high-hard (typical 650 HBW) protection steel offering uncompromising ballistic resistance performance, for use as add-on armor.
In the perforated version, holes are evenly distributed within the surface to interact with the diameter of the incoming threat. The use of specific perforation process leads to very good flatness, absence of HAZ and low residual stress.

Perforated Mars® 650 is intended to be used as add-on armor at some stand-off distance from platform base armor.
Incoming AP projectiles tends to fracture due to bending stress induced by impacts on holes edges or into the ultra-high hard material in-between. If they are not fractured, projectiles are at least diverted from their incident trajectory which thus drastically reduce their residual penetration capability into base armor.
The holes reduce the areal density of armor plate and also limit possible cracks propagation conferring to Perforated Mars® 650 an exceptional multi-hits capability.
It results to a mass efficiency close the one of ceramic/composites solutions, with a much more better multi-hit capability and easier integration.
Perforated Mars® 650 is also used as ventilation grille (engine, cabin).
Example of Perforated Mars® 650 integration

  • Add-on armor on light and medium vehicles
  • Kit parts or pieces for specific parts of all vehicles
  • Ventilation grilles for all range of vehicles

Advantages:

  • Easy processing (for a wide range of thicknesses), while keeping good and multipurpose ballistic properties for any kind of threat
  • Adapted metallurgical properties according to specific requirements (chemical composition, hardness range, thickness range…)
  • Excellent homogeneity and reproducibility

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Data Sheets

Protection steels, please click to see data sheet:

Mars®280

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Mars®380

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Mars®440

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Mars®500

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Mars®600

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Mars®650

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Perforated Mars® 650



Click here to download datasheet for Safe Protection Steels (500 Grade)


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Stocks in UAE



Most of the demanded thicknesses we have in our Dubai stocks stored at JAFZA, Dubai warehouse. Delivery will be given in 2 days upon receipt of order subject to payment terms agreed. All sales under Industeel/KANAS sales policies. .

KANAS always willing to give quickest deliveries to its customers. However, if any particular thickness stock is not available then we can deliver directly from Mill. For long term projects we always seek customers projection quantities in order to meet timely deliveries.

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Value Added Services

Armor Steel Kits / Cutting / Welding / Bending Services


KANAS proudly offers Armor Steel Kits together with any components needed to build armored vehicles. Our team members have vast background of designing and manufacturing of armored vehicles.

We can offer following services:
1. Cutting of armor steel plates
2. Bending and welding of armor steel plates (as per design needs)
3. Making a complete kit with markings of all parts to be installed/welded in the vehicle
4. New design development as per customers’ need
5. Accepting sub-contracting of any specific parts to make for AVs or APCs

The most important armoring component that is “Armor Steel” is our own product so we are very competitive in prices and offer the best quality product. Our mill is located in France and we keep our stocks in Dubai, UAE and it helps us to deliver quickly and with confidence the armor steel kits. International certifications are available of our armor steel plates and they are heavily used in Military and MOD contracts worldwide.

Let us know your requirement and together with our technical team members we are available to support you.

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Stocks in mill



We do have armor steel plates stocks at mill (France). Stock is subject to first come - first served.

Please email us to give you current stock report available at mill to select your choice of plates.

Delivery time to be agreed. All sales under KANAS/Industeel sales policies.

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Get a quote

Tell us about your current requirement:

To receive your quote, tell us about your current requirement, including product type, protection level, application, the quantity you’d like to buy, and your contact details. Your requirement will be sent to the concerned person/department and immediately you will get a reply, you will receive a customized quote of your current product requirement.

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Terms and Conditions

All sales under KANAS / Industeel terms and conditions. Terms and conditions are supplied together with our price offers.

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Ballistic Certifications

Please click on above tabs to download the required BTCs. Any other required certifications can be supplied on request. Please send your requests to:


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Export License/EUC



All the plates from Stanag Level 2 and above (12 mm & above) are subject to export license and end user certificate is also required.

We can apply for EL once we receive your formal request, please email your request with complete details of your company so we can send you the the application form to start EL process.

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