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From good to great

July 01, 2019 6 min read


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Industry Trailers and body builders

In this ultra-light tipper chassis 610 kg of Strenx® 960 Plus replaces 750 kg of S700MC steel. And in the body, 830 kg of Hardox® 500 Tuf steel replaces 1,000 kg of Hardox® 450. This means a total weight reduction of 18% for the upgraded parts. This doubled the life time of the body to 12 years, eliminating the need to change the body on this chassis. In addition to this the weight was reduced by 310 kgs, which increased the load capacity with the same amount.

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Industry Trailers and body builders

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 steel
  Calculation data
Fuel consumption, fully loaded 48 litres/100 km
Fuel consumption, without load 24 litres/100 km
Machine usage per year 100 000 km/year
Distance with maximum load 50 %
Service lifetime 12 years
Maximum payload (before upgrading) 26 860 kg
Gross weight (fully loaded) 40 000 kg
Weight of original parts
1 750 kg
Weight of upgraded parts
1 440 kg
Wear resistant steel saved during lifetime
1 000 kg