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Get to the top of your game with Hardox® 500 Tuf

Make your bucket a game changer and gain: 

  • Longer lifetime 
  • Lower weight
  • Higher loading capacity
  • Higher structural strength
  • Less wear and tear on the excavator

AR 450 steel? Forget it!

Wear steel evolution has moved on, and Hardox® 500 Tuf is the proof. This high-performing wear steel from SSAB adds wear resistance and service life, plus it can perform as a structural steel. This allows for the design of both stronger and lighter tipper bodies. 

4 times extended wear life

Korean OEM ChangWoon is leveraging the performance potential of Hardox® 500 Tuf in its patented bucket design. They exclusively use this steel for both wear resistance and structural strength, increasing the bucket’s wear life by up to 4 times.

1 mm (0.039”) thinner plate

Swedish OEM Fronteq gains 8% in weight savings in their Granit buckets with Hardox® 500 Tuf. They reduced the plate thickness by 1 mm, saving welding time and costs and offering the contractor a lighter bucket with a potential for a higher load capacity.

13% lighter

A 13% lighter bucket can give up to 200 kg (440 lb.) more payload, adding productivity every day. It all comes down to the high hardness and superior toughness of Hardox® 500 Tuf. 

Become the ultimate game changer with Hardox® 500 Tuf