Impact plate is one of the primary wearing parts of an impact crusher. Impact plate made in Hardox® has brought owners huge maintenance cost savings.
A higher initial hardness explains the extended service life compared with the typical manganese steel used. Mn steel is so-called deformation hardening steel, with an initial hardness of ~280 HB. Some users have more than doubled the service life after switching to Hardox®. The ease of welding and hardfacing is another reason behind successful upgrades to Hardox®