SSAB customer case - Olive harvester washer with a long service life

End customer
Industry
Agriculture forestry fishing
Raw material processed
Common rocks
Wear part
Equipment
Cultivators / Tines
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
10 – 300 mm / 0.4 – 12.0 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 500
Service life
More than 4 months
Key success factors
Improved service life
+100%
General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

Metal - Metal sliding contact changed to
Metal - Cheramic contact


Materials: Hardox 500 and Nitrided (FeN)Toolox  33


The old piece was a tools steel with chromium hardfacing. The previous life time was less than  2 months and with the new selection it lasts  more than 4  months



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