Global ꞏ June 2019

Drill tubes with longer service life

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Description of the case

Hardox® 500 in 6 mm thick tubes used as drilling pipes. The material is replacing J55-K55 steel

Tube end threading by CNC machine. Advantages:

-No heat treatment needed.

-Smooth drilling operation, less maintenance stops

-Higher tube lifetime, About +200%

Case details

Key success factors

Improved service life

New service life: +200%

New solution
Hardox® 500, : 6 mm
Old solution

Other: 6 mm

Industry and wearpart
Mining , Drill rings , Tubes