Global ꞏ August 2019

Sprocket wheel with double service life

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Description of the case

Sprockets used in the wood yard side of the paper mill. These sprockets pull a chain that conveys bark. Original material – 3-1/2” thick AR450. New material – 3-1/2” Hardox® 500.
Hardox® 500 doubled the wear life and still running. (DEBARKING)

Case details

Key success factors

Lower lifetime costs: 100% and even more

New service life: +100%

New solution
Hardox® 500, : 89 mm
Old solution

AR 450: 89 mm

Industry and wearpart
Agriculture forestry fishing , Conveyors , Sprocket wheels