January 2018
Volume 70    Issue 1

New cutting-edge steel for rock tools; Ovako’s Hybrid Steel opens new possibilities

Mining Engineering , 2018, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 25-25
Olsson, Bjorn


Heavy impact. High frequency hammering. Extreme abrasion. Building on the experience of owning and operating its own mines, Ovako has developed a deep knowledge of how vital the right steel properties are in withstanding the extreme loads encountered in every part of the drill string. That is why Ovako’s product development process is focused on understanding the specific load cases and manufacturing operations associated with rock tools. 

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