Retrofit – a clever alternative
Sometimes retrofitting of an older machine represents an ideal option to reach a fast and reliable solution with a great return on invest.
Our latest project for SSAB in Finland covered the complete overhaul of a swing shear of a galvanizing line.
The set target was to reach the capacity to cut steel strip of up to 1700 N/mm² tensile strength within a thickness range between 0,4 mm and 3,5 mm. After investigating at site in Finland by GEORG’s engineers the decision was made to overhaul the shear. The overhaul comprised the replacement of all wear parts and the implementation of a new upper…