Loader bucket cutting edge with longer service life

General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

New materials in underground bucket for Caterpillar R1700.

 

Heel Schrouds

Old solution: AR 450, 40 mm

New solution: Hardox 500, 30 mm

Manufacturing method: plasma and gas cutting

Status: Success

 

Other upgrades: Hardox 500 replaced AR 450 in cutting edge and side cutter. The weight was reduced with 25% or 600kg. The service life increased with 4 months


End customer
Industry
Mining Movable
Raw material processed
Granite rocks
Wear part
Equipment
Cutting edges and lip shrouds
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
10 – 300 mm / 0.4 – 12.0 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 500
Thickness
30mm
Service life
+4 months
Key success factors
Improved service life
+4 months
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