Steel stock sectors

Whatever sector you work in, High Peak Steels understands the bespoke material requirements for each particular application; supplying stock lengths and cut pieces directly to your factory.

From suppling specialist hardened steels to withstand the stresses and corrosion demands in critical environments such as subsea Oil and Gas to Automotive with multi-component safety critical parts, as well as large scale diameter steel supply for the Construction sector, High Peak Steels can work with you.

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Automotive

Supply of Quenched and Tempered steels.  This satisfies the automobile markets preference for light and even more small elements. These steels should hold up against effective stress cycles. Our ability to supply in quantity for OEM supply chain is also readily available from High Peak Steels.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

WHEELS, GEAR SHAFTS, SUSPENSION ARMS.

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Agriculture

We offer a range of bright steels. These are ideal for use in farming, which are rust resistant and offer outstanding cleanability. The absence of rough surface areas is essential together with being extremely immune against shock and abrasion.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT, HYDRAULIC ARMS, MECHANICAL COMPONENTS.

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Aerospace

Aerospace requires our specialist range of nitriding steels suitable for environments requiring higher tensile and yield strength. By combining good ductility, resistance to corrosion and high temperature oxidation these grades are perfect for this type of manufacturing application.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

FUEL TANKS, EXHAUST COMPONENT AND HIGH TEMPERATURE ENGINE AND STRUCTURAL PARTS.

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Rail

HPS offer a range of steels which are resistant to corrosion, easily fabricated, or offer good mechanical properties. Vital to withstanding the stresses these materials are under in the rail environment.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

carriage door skins, carriage chassis, valves, structural components and track components.

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Printing

The printing equipment OEMs typically use our vast range of medium carbon steels to manufacture rollers for the paper industry and for presses used for printing cloth for the textile industry.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Rollers, textile printing.

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Oil & Gas

The Oil & Gas industry is one of the most critical environments for performance materials. HPS understand that there can be no compromise so select only the highest quality steel from leading mills worldwide. Steels containing nickel, chromium, molybdenum and carbon are mainly used in moving parts, where safety and reliability are vital.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Valves, flanges, drill heads, flowlines, fuel tanks, manifolds, heat exchangers and structural components. OCTG, platforms and pipelines.

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Renewables

High performance steels for environments where access can be difficult and expensive is essential. With high strength bearing, along with high quality steel we have materials ideal for gearing used in wind turbines.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

wind turbines.

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Materials handling

Low maintenance, agility and efficiency of machines is key in materials handling. We deliver steels that are stronger, lighter and offer greater wear resistance. Our vast range of stock sizes offers customers in the materials handling industry materials for almost all applications. Ideal for handling equipment needed for the food to the packaging.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Axles and parts for conveying, chassis and driveline components.

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Lifting & excavation

Supplying materials designed to withstand the stress and strain, as well as wear and tear which comes from the punishing environment of lifting and excavating is a market HPS are highly experienced in. Often referred to as ‘yellow goods’ our team can advise on the best material grades for your application.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Hydraulic arms and mechanical components.

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Construction

We provide a range of steels where surface hardness and smooth surface finish is key for external construction applications; using a qualitative measure of surface finish and roughness values Ra in microns to ensure the steel grades provide the correct support and structure for each application.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Nuts, bolts, specialist drills, reinforcing bar, lintels, roofing and support structures.

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Mining

Extra performance where fatigue, strength or wear resistance is important keeps HPS steels heavily involved in mining throughout the world. We supply material for drill rigs offshore and onshore, as well as mining support equipment, rock drilling and breakers.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Flanges, supports, gears, shafts and specialised drilling heads.

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Defence

HPS continue to research and invest in new performance products keeping us at the leading edge for defence applications, supplying to Army, Navy & Airforce.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Parts for aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines, missiles, armour plating for vehicles and field artillery equipment.

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Transport

From Road to Rail, Air to Sea, HPS are committed to supporting the development of the nation’s infrastructure with our range of steel grades. We supply a range of engineering steels that go into commercial and domestic transportation throughout the UK.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Parts for automotive, aerospace, railways and shipping for manufacture of gears, shafts, studs, pistons, and other engine parts.

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Truck & Bus

With the ever changing infrastructure and development of the automotive industry, you find engineering steels that are designed to have certain specific levels of elasticity, strength, ductility, and corrosion resistance.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Wheel studs and hubs, gears, shafts, trailers, and engine parts.

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Yellow Goods

HPS have an extensive range of grades available for yellow goods manufacturing. These grades are specifically suited to heavy equipment such as cranes, diggers, fork lift trucks, bulldozers and front end loaders.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Heavy duty gears, heavy duty worms, heavy roller bearings, breech mechanisms, arms components, camshafts, clutch plates, valve rockers.