This article explains the difference between DuraFlex and Mild Steel. More information can be found in the Article on Steel Grades.
Duraflex is also know as K1042 and K1045 (see below for more detail)
Mild Steel (grade 250/350):
- General Fabrication
- Structural members
- High-rise buildings
- Storage Tanks
It’s a medium strength structural steel plate product with nominal yield strength of 250 MPa for grade
250, and nominal strength of 350MPa for grade 350.
Duraflex (or Grade K1042 or K1045*)
- General engineering parts
- Profile cut gears
- Wear/abrasion applications
A heat treatable plate grade for general engineering applications.
*grade K1042 – made in Australia or New Zealand
*grade K1045 – made Overseas