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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.

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    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 .

    Contact us

    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.

     

     

    back to top

    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

     

     

    back to top

    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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