Global ꞏ August 2019

Sugar cane knives with longer service life

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Description of the case

Steel grade: Hardox® 600 

Thickness range: 10 to 30 mm 

Description: Knife for sugar cane crusher made from 20 mm Hardox® 600

Previous material: S355 with hard facing 

Previous service life: 1 week
Service life: 8 weeks

Competitive advantage: Longer service life and 4 times less maintenance time due to no hard facing
Cutting method - Gas cutting 

Case details

Key success factors

Improved service life: 800%

New service life: 8 weeks

New solution
Hardox® 600, : 30
Old solution

S355: 30

Industry and wearpart
Agriculture forestry fishing , Shredders , Knives