Loader bucket for hot slag with long service life

General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

Wheel loader bucket for blast furnace
Slag. Repeating business – Now more than five buckets running.

Previous material: AR 450,80mm
Previous service life: About 6 months

New material:
Cutting edge -Toolox 44, 80mm
Side corner/ cutter -Toolox 44, 20,40mm
Shell -Strenx 700, 20mm
Beam -Strenx 700, 20mm

New service life:24 months
Cheaper life time cost: 400%


End customer
Industry
Metal works
Raw material processed
Slagg
Wear part
Equipment
Loader buckets / Cutting edges and lip shrouds
Temperature
251 – 600 °C / 481 – 1 110 °F
Solution
New solution
Toolox 44
Thickness
80 mm
Service life
24 months
Key success factors
Improved service life
400%
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