Slag chute with less downtime

General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

Hoppers, chutes, several parts of a recycling line  for slag (slag is the solid residue from the combustion of municipal /urban waste in incineration plants).

Previous material / thickness: S355/6mm

New material / thickness: Hardox 450 / 6 mm

Lifetime increased  (to be evaluated but minimum 3 or 4 times acc. to last inspection/controls).

Less maintenance on parts usually changed every month with the previous .

Increased productivity.  Less production stops = 3 or 4 STOP DAYS are needed to replace those parts every one/two months. Less maintenance = less incident and accident risks (safety).


End customer
Industry
Recycling
Raw material processed
Slagg
Wear part
Equipment
Lining plates
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
< 10 mm / < 0.4 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 450
Thickness
6 mm
Key success factors
Improved service life
3-400%
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