Solid rocks, hard minerals, mining work is a journey to primary era. In order to get prepared to the toughest conditions, prefer QUARD®. The abrasion resistant steel of NLMK Clabecq has proven to have a very long service life, even in permanent use. When resistance to wear becomes the key factor – like in a mining environment - to prefer a steel, QUARD® provides the appropriate solution.
Hardness of delivered plates
Delivered in hardness up to 550 HB, QUARD® can be used for any machine, like mining excavators, tunnel diggers, crushers, …
Moreover, demanding manufacturers will appreciate the high workability of QUARD®, induced by the purity of its steel and the unique production process of NLMK Clabecq. With easier cutting, bending and welding, they can gain in productivity throughout all the steps where QUARD® is used.
Through the use of QUARD®, it is possible to increase the life of the product for more than three times compared with conventional structural steel marks, and reduce the weight of the structural element by 40%.
RAÍZEN, the largest producer of sugar and ethanol – from sugar cane – in the world, performed a complete technical test where some QUARD (sample of QUARD 450 – 6mm thickness) presented some very good ...
General manager of Gergen
“It was our target to give our clients a clear advantage. In the collaboration with NLMK we have found a strong partner and with Quard® the suitable material to achieve this!”