SSAB customer case - Counter weight guard with long service life

End customer
Industry
Quarries and sand
Raw material processed
Common rocks
Wear part
Equipment
Conveyor / Lining plates
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
10 – 300 mm / 0.4 – 12.0 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 500
Thickness
15 mm
Service life
6 months
Key success factors
Improved service life
300%
General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case
Segment: Quarrying.
Processed: Gravel.
Previously: Original OEM part with service life of 2 months. 15 mm. Hard to weld.
Need: Longer service life, easier to weld.
New solution: Hardox 500, 15 mm. Service life: > 6months.
Other improved properties: Higher wear-resisting, easier to weld.
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