Hardox® 500 Tuf for buckets

Hardox® 500 Tuf for buckets

Hardox® 500 Tuf is perfectly suited for making hard-working buckets of all sizes and shapes. The bucket will last longer and keep its original shape thanks to the material’s combination of high strength, extreme hardness and guaranteed toughness.



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Extended service life

Hardox® 500 Tuf can deliver double the service life compared to Hardox® 400 according to calculations with WearCalc and TippCalc for sliding wear with granite.

Tough also in the cold

Hardox® 500 Tuf has high impact toughness even at freezing temperatures. All thicknesses have a guaranteed impact energy of 27 J at -20°C (20 ft-lb at -4°F). For 20 mm plate the typical value is 45 J at -40°C (33 ft-lb at -40°F).


Hardox® 500 Tuf can be processed by the same kind of machinery used for other Hardox® grades. Bendability recommendations are similar to those for Hardox® 450.