Shredder knives with long service life used in recycling electronic waist

General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

Hardox 600 in the knives

The old tool steel solution lasted for 5000 ton recycled electronic waste.
The set produced in 62 mm Hardox 600 was like new at 5 000 ton. It is estimated to last 20 000 ton.  
That means that Hardox 600 will last 4 times the old material considered that the waste is well sorted.

 
End customer
Industry
Recycling
Raw material processed
Plastic
Wear part
Equipment
Shredders / Knives
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
< 10 mm / < 0.4 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 600
Thickness
62 mm
Service life
2000 ton
Key success factors
Improved service life
400%
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