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ANTI-ABRASION: Hardox Wearparts expands Duroxite line

SWEDEN – Selecting the right wear parts is critical in order to maximize uptime and to find the best performing solution at the right cost. Hardox Wearparts has evolved to a worldwide supplier of wear parts and solutions. Hardox helps choose the best solution by providing services such as wear reviews and monitoring, and by using WearCalc software for predicting wear and 3-D scanning for perfectly fitting parts. Always with high availability to make sure that the right parts are supplied in time.

Adding to the Duroxite overlay product line is the new Duroxite 400, a specially formulated hard facing overlay pin. It is engineered and designed to withstand severe heat and metal-to-metal wear. Duroxite 400 pins have been designed to outlast original equipment and manganese pins. The maximum working temperature is as high as 480°C. Work-hardening hardness can reach up to 58 HRC in service.

Extremely long wearing Duroxite 400 pin for a quarry sized wheel loader bucket.

Duroxite 400 was originally developed for dragline bucket components. It has quickly gained acceptance in equipment for heavy mining and industrial applications such as dragline shovels, clamshell buckets, sheave pins, backhoe pins, and crusher shafts.

Hardox Wearparts ( is the world’s leading provider of wear parts and wear services. With more than 270 centers in over 70 countries, there is always a Hardox Wearparts center close to you. Hardox Wearparts is a part of SSAB, the manufacturer of Hardox wear plate.

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