SSAB customer case - Sprocket wheel with double service life

End customer
Industry
Agriculture forestry fishing
Raw material processed
Other abrasive materials
Wear part
Equipment
Conveyor / Spocket wheels
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
< 10 mm / < 0.4 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 500
Thickness
89 mm
Service life
+100%
Key success factors
Lower lifetime costs
100% and even more
General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case
Sprockets used in the wood yard side of the paper mill. These sprockets pull a chain that conveys bark. Original material – 3-1/2” thick AR450. New material – 3-1/2” Hardox 500.
Hardox 500 doubled the wear life and still running. (DEBARKING)

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