Plastic bag opener knives with longer service life

General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

The bag opener, opens the plastic bags and transfers the metered material to the subsequent sorting and preparation plants.

Previous solution:  AR 450 in the knives. Service Life- 250 hours before re-sharpening, Hardfacing 1 time before changing.

New solution: Hardox 600 - 650 hours before re-sharpening. Sharpened 1 time before changing

Dimensions : Thickness 15mm


End customer
Industry
Recycling
Raw material processed
Plastic
Wear part
Equipment
Shredders / Knives
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
10 – 300 mm / 0.4 – 12.0 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 600
Thickness
15
Key success factors
Improved service life
250%
180