Shredder hammer with extended service life

General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

The hammers are used for aluminuim can scrap.

Originally the hammers were  cut / fabricated from astralloy V plate. The hammers were overlayed with tungsten carbide.

The hammers have been redesigned to be cut from Hardox 450 steel plate and hardfaced with complex carbide overlay.

Hammers Original Design ‐Astralloy V plate / tungsten overlay = 8.000.000 Lbs / 3.628.738 kg recycled aluminum before failure

Hammer Redesign ‐Hardox 450 plate / complex carbide overlay = 24.000,000 Lbs/ 10.886.216 kg recycled aluminum before failure

 


End customer
Industry
Recycling
Raw material processed
Aluminum scrap
Wear part
Equipment
Hammer crushers / Hammers
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
10 – 300 mm / 0.4 – 12.0 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 450
Key success factors
Improved service life
300%
180