SSAB customer case - Loader bucket lining with llonger service life

End customer
Industry
Mining
Raw material processed
Common rocks
Wear part
Equipment
Loader buckets / Cutting edges and lip shrouds
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
> 300 mm / > 12.0 "
Solution
New solution
CCO-plate
Key success factors
Improved service life
36%
General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

Loader CAT R1600G in a gold-silver mine. The customer wanted to increase payload and service life.


Previous material: AR 400 and AR500.


Service life: 58 days



New Material Duroxite 100


Service life  80 days


Additional Information: The new designed liner package uses Duroxite 100 for the most abrasive area, Hardox 450 and Hardox 500 for dead bed liner, and Hardox 550 for cutting edge. Environmental improvement is made to achieve less fuel, electric and iron ore consumption. Profitability is increased by 15%. Load capacity is increased from 7.4 ton/ bucket to 8.7 ton/bucket, or from 5.1 cubic yard to 6.0 cubic yard. Wear service life is increased by 36%, the service life is increased from 1400 hours to 1900 hours. Less maintenance is reduced from 6 times a year to 3 times a year. Cheaper lifetime costs 15 %



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