Customer case

Immediate results

October 30, 2018 6 min read

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Case details

Industry Trailers and body builders

This new body design is made of Hardox® 450 and 500, increasing the dumper’s load capacity by about 11% compared to the original design. It is partly due to the redesign and upgrading of wear liners, saving approximately 80% of their weight.

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

SSAB EcoUpgraded Dumper body
  Calculation data
Fuel consumption, fully loaded 40 litres/hour
Fuel consumption, without load 20 litres/hour
Machine usage per year 2 000 hours/year
Distance with maximum load 60 %
Service lifetime 10 years
Maximum payload (before upgrading) 32 380 kg
Gross weight (fully loaded) 63 440 kg
Weight of original parts 7 200 kg
Weight of upgraded parts 3 500 kg
Wear resistance steel saved during lifetime 5 000 kg