Global ꞏ August 2019

Olive harvester washer with a long service life

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Description of the case

Metal - Metal sliding contact changed to
Metal - Ceramic contact

Materials: Hardox® 500 and Nitrided (FeN) Toolox® 33

The old piece was a tools steel with chromium hardfacing. The previous life time was less than  2 months and with the new selection it lasts  more than 4  months

Case details

Key success factors

Improved service life: +100%

New service life: More than 4 months

New solution
Hardox® 500
Old solution

Tool steel

Industry and wearpart
Agriculture forestry fishing , Cultivators , Tines