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Weartech SHS: Better Wear Life and Price/Performance Ratio than Brinell 500 Plate

Weartech® SHS™ Hardfacing Provides
Better Wear Life and Price/Performance Ratio than Brinell 500 Plate

 

PROBLEM: SLIDING ABRASION AND IMPACT
At a copper ore surface mine in the southwest United States, vibratory compactors push waste rock into the haulage road to provide a clean level surface for preventing costly tire punctures and other damage to haulpak trucks, loaders, excavators and other mine vehicles.

 
Brinell 500 quench & temper (Q&T) liner plate installed to prolong the life of the carbon steel compactor drums is prone to cracking and premature failure due to the extreme hardness of the rock at this mine.

 

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