SSAB customer case - Blow bars easy to harface

End customer
Industry
Mining
Raw material processed
Common rocks
Wear part
Equipment
Impact crushers / Blow bars
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
> 300 mm / > 12.0 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 400
Thickness
About 100 mm
Key success factors
Lower lifetime costs
300%
General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

Original blow bars: 16% Mn casting.  Used in an open pit mine crushing stone to gravel


 


Total weight: 380 kg


 


Weight exposed to wear: 80 kg


Original life time: 100—120 h


 


Upgraded to Hardox 400 with some hard facing


 


New life time: 400 h


Cheaper life time cost: 300%



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