Cutting edge in press of cans with extended service life

General information
Name of center
Description of the case

Description: To press cans of stainless steel (Coca Cola, etc...).

Technical data: Hardox® 600 replacing tool steel AISI-S5. The material that is very brittle. It broke once after only 40 days

Dimensions and Quantities: Hardox® 600 in 28 mm. The size is 244 x 80 mm, weight 2,6 Kg. The press fixed 2 + 2 pieces. One was threaded and others have countersinking bolts. The pieces was cut with AWJ cutting and milled.

Service Life and Status: Hardox® 600 is working 5 months without cracks and the wear is excellent.

End customer
Raw material processed
Aluminum scrap
Wear part
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
10 – 300 mm / 0.4 – 12.0 "
New solution
Hardox® 600
Service life
3 times longer
Old solution
Old solution
Tool steel
Key success factors
Improved service life