Customer case

Move cargo – not steel

July 01, 2019 6 min read

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Case details

Industry Trailers and body builders

By removing stiffeners and using the high load and lifetime performance of Hardox® 450, the weight could be reduced by 35% at the same time as the lifetime doubled from 6 years to 12 years.

SSAB EcoUpgraded

Together with our customers, SSAB continually upgrades steel and equipment designs. SSAB EcoUpgraded saves CO2 both in steel production and during the full lifetime of the machine.

From the CO2 payback time and onwards, every extra hour brings additional savings.

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Savings on CO₂

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  Calculation data
Fuel consumption, fully loaded 34 litres/100 km
Fuel consumption, without load 24 litres/100 km
Machine usage per year 100 000 km/year
Distance with maximum load 50 %
Service lifetime 12 years
Maximum payload (before upgrading) 13 260 kg
Gross weight (fully loaded) 26 000 kg
Weight of original parts 4 020 kg
Weight of upgraded parts 2 620 kg
Wear resistance stee saved during lifetime 4 202 kg
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