Electro-plated steels

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Let us work towards development and commercialisation as a team. At Tata Steel Plating, we work closely with our customers to find cost-effective solutions to technical challenges.

Application of our plated (stainless) steel or other solutions can help deliver economical products.

Hilumin® Cobalt increases shelf life

Tata Steel Plating is the world's leading supplier of materials for the production of battery cases.
HILUMIN® offers the coating and mechanical properties that you require for high speed can making and contribute to cell reliability so our customers can guarantee up to ten years of shelf life .

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Tata Steel Plating

Head Office

c/o Hille & Müller GmbH

Am Trippelsberg 48

D-40589 Düsseldorf

General enquiries

T +49 (0)211 79 50 471

Overview

 

Tata Steel offers a wide variety of cold-rolled and electro-plated strip products. These are available in a range of steel grades, coil weights and surface finish to suit your needs.

Compliance with standards

Tata Steel’s cold-rolled and electrolytically-plated cold-rolled strip products comply with the following standards:

EN 10139:     Standard specification for cold-rolled uncoated mild steel narrow strip for cold forming.
EN 10140:     Standard specification for cold-rolled narrow steel strip - tolerances on dimensions and shape.
ASTM A 109:  Standard specification for steel, strip, carbon (0.25 maximum per cent), cold-rolled.

Other steel standards may be applicable - please consult us regarding compliance.

Standard forming grades

High-strength steel grades (HSS)

EN

US

EN

US

DC01

SAE 1006

BX

550

DC03

SAE 1008

DX

Grade 80

DC04

SAE 1010

FX

 

DC05

     

DC06

     

 

Surface quality

The following surface finishes are available:

  • HIBRITE® mirror finish (HB MF)  
  • HIBRITE® bright finish (HB BF)
  • Cold-rolled strip (CRS) smooth to rough finish (KB MA)
  • Natural (as plated)
  • Brushed
  • Planished

 

Surface Finish

Code

Ra (µm)

Description

Mirror finish (MF)

KR 0 / Appliance Finish

≤ 0.1

exceptionally smooth surface

Bright finish (BF)

KR 0.5

≤ 0.2

very smooth surface

Fine stone finish

KR 4 / #2 Finish

0.15 - 0.45

smooth surface

Matte finish

KR 7 / #1 Finish

0.6 - 1.8

matte surface

Rough matte finish

KR 8 / #1 Finish

1.0 - 2.5

rough matte surface

Satin finish

 

 

similar to brush finish

 

Dimensions and coil weights.

Thickness

Width

Coil weight

0.08 - 1.50mm

3 - 724mm

6800 kg

0.003” - 0.06”

0.118” - 28.5

15,000 lbs

Does this fit your requirements?  If it does, that's great.  If it's not quite there, let's talk about how we can bridge the gap.

 

 

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Sectors

 

We understand that the needs of our customers are different in each market. That’s why we have created market sector teams to support your market demands. Our dedicated account teams ensure you have access to experts in our Technical, Engineering, Supply Chain Planning and Research and Development departments all over Europe.

We serve many different and demanding markets worldwide including:

Battery

Tata Steel Plating is the world's leading supplier of materials for the production of battery cases.
For more information visit our dedicated Consumer products page

Automotive & Fluid Handling 

Does your product for the automotive market require electroplating? We can supply you with electroplated steel including nickel-plated steel for fuel lines, copper-plated steel for brake lines and NiZn-plated steel for corrosion-resistant applications. Our cold-rolled steel is used to produce bearings, where extra tight tolerances are required.  For more information visit our dedicated Automotive & Fluid Handling product page.

Sporting ammunition

The advanced quality of Tata Steel Plating products makes our pre-plated steel strip the first choice for production of sporting ammunition. When winning or losing depends on one single shot, maximum reliability is essential. That's why the market leaders in Europe and the USA come to us with their plated steel strip requirements for sporting ammunition.  For more information visit our Nickel Zinc-plated steel product page, or download our data sheet.

Electrical

Electro plated steel strip products manufactured by Tata Steel Plating are widely used in the electrical and IT industries. Our products can be found in circuit breakers, conducting elements, pin and socket connectors, hard disk frames, guide rails, screens and decorative casings for finished appliances.

Household products

Tata Steel Plating supplies top-quality electro plated strips for the production of both visible and non-visible parts in household appliances.
For more information visit our dedicated Consumer products page.

Office products

Tata Steel Plating offers scratch-resistant and anti-fingerprint coatings for office products including ring binders and lever-arches.

ICT products

Our electro plated products are widely used in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector.
The consistent quality of these products enables fast, repeatable processing and enhances end-product functionality.

 

 

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Locations

 

Our global presence provides local benefits. Thanks to our international sales network, we can meet your product and service needs – wherever you are.
We offer technical and logistical support directly from our mills. But we can also assist you through our international sales offices.
Local sales representatives are trained in our products and applications and will offer you service in your own language and time zone.

For more information on our products and services, please contact the Tata Steel Plating site in your country or region. Alternatively, you can contact Tata Steel’s international sales office in your country or region where our team will be happy to help you.

Our mill sales contacts in Europe and the USA are:

Tata Steel Plating
Head Office
c/o Hille & Müller GmbH
Am Trippelsberg 48
D-40589 Düsseldorf
Germany
T: +49 (0)211 79 50 471
E:  tsp.marketing@tatasteel.com

site map

 

Hille & Müller GmbH Service Center Wallau
Nassaustraße 26
65719 Hofheim
Germany
T  +49 (0) 61 22 / 70 409 0
F  +49 (0) 61 22 / 70 409 17
E  scw.sales@tatasteel.com

 

Thomas Steel Strip Corp.
Tata Steel Plating
2518 West Market Street
Warren, Ohio 44485
United States
T: +1 330 / 8 41 64 29
E:  tss.marketing@tatasteel.com

site map

 

Hille & Mueller (U.S.A.), Inc
Tata Steel Plating
Delaware Avenue, N.W.
Warren, OH 44485
United States
T: +1 330 / 8 41 62 62
E: tsp.marketing@tatasteel.com

site map

 

Apollo Metals Ltd
Tata Steel Plating
1001 Fourteenth Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18018
United States
T: +1 610 / 8 67 58 26
E: apollo.marketing@tatasteel.com

site map

 

 

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Terms & Conditions

Our development engineers and sales team are here to help you.

For more information please contact us at: TSP.marketing@tatasteel.com

 

Apollo Metals Ltd

87 kB    Download   Standard terms of sale & delivery
91 kB    Download   Purchasing terms & conditions

 

Hille & Müller

Standard terms of sale & delivery
104 kB   Download   English
101 kB   Download   Deutsch

Purchasing terms & conditions
81 kB    Download   English
85 kB    Download   Deutsch

Standard terms for acquisitions of machinery equipment and other works and services
77 kB    Download   English
81 kB    Download   Deutsch

 

Thomas Steel Strip

31 kB    Download   Standard terms of sale & delivery
69 kB    Download   Purchasing terms & conditions

 

 

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Overview

Overview

 

Tata Steel offers a wide variety of cold-rolled and electro-plated strip products. These are available in a range of steel grades, coil weights and surface finish to suit your needs.

Compliance with standards

Tata Steel’s cold-rolled and electrolytically-plated cold-rolled strip products comply with the following standards:

EN 10139:     Standard specification for cold-rolled uncoated mild steel narrow strip for cold forming.
EN 10140:     Standard specification for cold-rolled narrow steel strip - tolerances on dimensions and shape.
ASTM A 109:  Standard specification for steel, strip, carbon (0.25 maximum per cent), cold-rolled.

Other steel standards may be applicable - please consult us regarding compliance.

Standard forming grades

High-strength steel grades (HSS)

EN

US

EN

US

DC01

SAE 1006

BX

550

DC03

SAE 1008

DX

Grade 80

DC04

SAE 1010

FX

 

DC05

     

DC06

     

 

Surface quality

The following surface finishes are available:

  • HIBRITE® mirror finish (HB MF)  
  • HIBRITE® bright finish (HB BF)
  • Cold-rolled strip (CRS) smooth to rough finish (KB MA)
  • Natural (as plated)
  • Brushed
  • Planished

 

Surface Finish

Code

Ra (µm)

Description

Mirror finish (MF)

KR 0 / Appliance Finish

≤ 0.1

exceptionally smooth surface

Bright finish (BF)

KR 0.5

≤ 0.2

very smooth surface

Fine stone finish

KR 4 / #2 Finish

0.15 - 0.45

smooth surface

Matte finish

KR 7 / #1 Finish

0.6 - 1.8

matte surface

Rough matte finish

KR 8 / #1 Finish

1.0 - 2.5

rough matte surface

Satin finish

 

 

similar to brush finish

 

Dimensions and coil weights.

Thickness

Width

Coil weight

0.08 - 1.50mm

3 - 724mm

6800 kg

0.003” - 0.06”

0.118” - 28.5

15,000 lbs

Does this fit your requirements?  If it does, that's great.  If it's not quite there, let's talk about how we can bridge the gap.

 

 

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Sectors

Sectors

 

We understand that the needs of our customers are different in each market. That’s why we have created market sector teams to support your market demands. Our dedicated account teams ensure you have access to experts in our Technical, Engineering, Supply Chain Planning and Research and Development departments all over Europe.

We serve many different and demanding markets worldwide including:

Battery

Tata Steel Plating is the world's leading supplier of materials for the production of battery cases.
For more information visit our dedicated Consumer products page

Automotive & Fluid Handling 

Does your product for the automotive market require electroplating? We can supply you with electroplated steel including nickel-plated steel for fuel lines, copper-plated steel for brake lines and NiZn-plated steel for corrosion-resistant applications. Our cold-rolled steel is used to produce bearings, where extra tight tolerances are required.  For more information visit our dedicated Automotive & Fluid Handling product page.

Sporting ammunition

The advanced quality of Tata Steel Plating products makes our pre-plated steel strip the first choice for production of sporting ammunition. When winning or losing depends on one single shot, maximum reliability is essential. That's why the market leaders in Europe and the USA come to us with their plated steel strip requirements for sporting ammunition.  For more information visit our Nickel Zinc-plated steel product page, or download our data sheet.

Electrical

Electro plated steel strip products manufactured by Tata Steel Plating are widely used in the electrical and IT industries. Our products can be found in circuit breakers, conducting elements, pin and socket connectors, hard disk frames, guide rails, screens and decorative casings for finished appliances.

Household products

Tata Steel Plating supplies top-quality electro plated strips for the production of both visible and non-visible parts in household appliances.
For more information visit our dedicated Consumer products page.

Office products

Tata Steel Plating offers scratch-resistant and anti-fingerprint coatings for office products including ring binders and lever-arches.

ICT products

Our electro plated products are widely used in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector.
The consistent quality of these products enables fast, repeatable processing and enhances end-product functionality.

 

 

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Locations

Locations

 

Our global presence provides local benefits. Thanks to our international sales network, we can meet your product and service needs – wherever you are.
We offer technical and logistical support directly from our mills. But we can also assist you through our international sales offices.
Local sales representatives are trained in our products and applications and will offer you service in your own language and time zone.

For more information on our products and services, please contact the Tata Steel Plating site in your country or region. Alternatively, you can contact Tata Steel’s international sales office in your country or region where our team will be happy to help you.

Our mill sales contacts in Europe and the USA are:

Tata Steel Plating
Head Office
c/o Hille & Müller GmbH
Am Trippelsberg 48
D-40589 Düsseldorf
Germany
T: +49 (0)211 79 50 471
E:  tsp.marketing@tatasteel.com

site map

 

Hille & Müller GmbH Service Center Wallau
Nassaustraße 26
65719 Hofheim
Germany
T  +49 (0) 61 22 / 70 409 0
F  +49 (0) 61 22 / 70 409 17
E  scw.sales@tatasteel.com

 

Thomas Steel Strip Corp.
Tata Steel Plating
2518 West Market Street
Warren, Ohio 44485
United States
T: +1 330 / 8 41 64 29
E:  tss.marketing@tatasteel.com

site map

 

Hille & Mueller (U.S.A.), Inc
Tata Steel Plating
Delaware Avenue, N.W.
Warren, OH 44485
United States
T: +1 330 / 8 41 62 62
E: tsp.marketing@tatasteel.com

site map

 

Apollo Metals Ltd
Tata Steel Plating
1001 Fourteenth Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18018
United States
T: +1 610 / 8 67 58 26
E: apollo.marketing@tatasteel.com

site map

 

 

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Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Our development engineers and sales team are here to help you.

For more information please contact us at: TSP.marketing@tatasteel.com

 

Apollo Metals Ltd

87 kB    Download   Standard terms of sale & delivery
91 kB    Download   Purchasing terms & conditions

 

Hille & Müller

Standard terms of sale & delivery
104 kB   Download   English
101 kB   Download   Deutsch

Purchasing terms & conditions
81 kB    Download   English
85 kB    Download   Deutsch

Standard terms for acquisitions of machinery equipment and other works and services
77 kB    Download   English
81 kB    Download   Deutsch

 

Thomas Steel Strip

31 kB    Download   Standard terms of sale & delivery
69 kB    Download   Purchasing terms & conditions

 

 

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