Global ꞏ July 2019

Ripper for marble with extended service life

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Description of the case

A Tool needed for all Marble mines to extract the blocks after piece separation.

Lamellar design with Hardox® 450 was chosen to produce lighter and stronger Forks.

Much Longer Service Life with no problems (Cracks, Distortion etc.). Half the weight of “traditional “ solutions.

The thickness/weight was reduced from 150mm/2000kg to 80mm/1000kg

The rippers were oxy-cutted


Case details

Key success factors

Lighter weight: 100%

New solution
Hardox® 450, : 80 mm
Old solution

S355: 150 mm

Industry and wearpart
Quarries and sand , Rippers , Shanks