Drill tubes with longer service life

General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

Hardox® 500 in 6 mm thick tubes used as drilling pipes. The material is replacing J55-K55 steel

Tube end threading by CNC machine. Advantages:

-No heat treatment needed.

-Smooth drilling operation, less maintenance stops

-Higher tube lifetime, About +200%

End customer
Industry
Mining
Raw material processed
Granite
Wear part
Equipment
Drill rigs / Tubes
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
< 10 mm / < 0.4 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 500
Thickness
6 mm
Service life
+200%
Key success factors
Improved service life
180