Ovako launches WR-Steel with high wear resistance

Ovako recently launched WR-Steel®, a classification of steels with high wear resistance and a range of design advantages and heat treatment possibilities. WR-Steel is one of a series of new-attribute brands being launched by Ovako. WR-Steel from Ovako is offered as hot-rolled round or flat bar, special profiles and tubes, or as grinding media. Its advantages cover a comprehensive range of hardness levels and hardness intervals (350 – 650 HV), dimensions and steels grades. Boron steel is a large part of the WR-Steel offering, but it also includes grinding media and other mining solutions offering superior hardness and consistent composition for optimised performance in demanding applications.

WR-Steel utilises optimised alloy content to allow different end-product applications. , The WR-Steel brand offers special profiles, from single bevel and arrowhead to grouser bar used in manufacturing of ground engaging tools, ploughs and buckets, all of which can facilitate new manufacturing methods.

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