Sugar cane hammers with better service life

General information
Name of center
SSAB
Description of the case

Description: Second Step crushing in a sugar mill

Technical data: Wear from the frictional heat on the head of the cap. A squeezing / crushing action needed for the fragmentation

Service Life and Status: Hard faced mild steel hammer held one week. New design with shaft in Hardox 400 and cap in Hardox 600 holds two weeks.

Further Service life increases will be achieved by a HF(Hard facing) layer on top of the Hardox 600 cap.  A butter layer of austenitic 307 is needed.

End customer
Industry
Agriculture forestry fishing
Raw material processed
Grains
Wear part
Equipment
Hammers
Temperature
0 – 250 °C / 32 – 480 °F
Processed material size
10 – 300 mm / 0.4 – 12.0 "
Solution
New solution
Hardox 600
Key success factors
Improved service life
100%
180