Other sectors

As we invest in innovation, we continue to find - along with our customers - further new areas of application for our drawing-based, centrifugally cast components. We currently supply our stainless steel products to more than 40 different sectors of industry. Described in greater detail, some of these include:

Mill construction

Applications
Paint manufacture; coating/paste manufacture; chemical industry, electronics industry; food industry; nano-component sector

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 50 mm, max.: 1,000 mm
  • Inner diameter: 25 mm
  • Maximal cast weight: 3.3 t
  • Maximal cast cast length: 5 m

Components
Rotors, stators, clamping rings and bases, milling cylinders, roller assemblies

Special requirements of the materials used
Depending on application: Very high wear-resistance, corrosion-resistance

Material groups
Chromium gravity casting; ferritic and martensite steels, cold-working steels; ferritic-carbide gravity castings; austenitic-carbide gravity castings, soft martensites

Materials
K030 ( 1.4108 ); K202 (0.9645); 1.4195; K3536 ( 1.3536 ); K2080 ( 1.2080 );  1.4091; 1.4122; K4112 ( 1.4112 ); K509, 1.4405-S ( 1.4418 )*

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

Construction of compressors

Applications
Oil refineries; chemical and petrochemical industry; industrial gases; gas transport and storage

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 50 mm, max.: 1,000 mm
  • Inner diameter: 25 mm
  • Maximal cast weight: 3.3 t
  • Maximal cast cast length: 5 m

Components
Cylindrical bushes, cross-heads, labyrinth piston skirts, sealing rings

Special requirements of the materials used
Depending on application: High wear-resistance, self-lubricating properties

Material groups
Ni-resistant materials; nitriding steel, corrosion-resistant steels

Materials
0.6656; 0.6661; 0.7661; 0.7677; 0.7680; ( 1.8550 ); 1.4027*

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

Motor manufacture

Applications
Valve seat rings for the inlets and outlets of large diesel engines These diesel engines are used to drive ships and stationary energy generators.

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 74 mm, max.: 195 mm
  • Length: min.: 17 mm, max.: 64 mm

Components
Inlet and outlet valve-seat rings.

Special requirements of the materials used
Temperature loads of up to 400°C, high resistance to wear and corrosion when used with a wide range of fuels, such as heavy fuel oil, diesel, sulphur-free fuels and gas.

Material groups
Application-specific materials, Nickel-based alloys, High-temperature ferritic steels

Materials
K6040, K132, GL21, GL41, 1.4931 (1.4922 ), 2.4813, 1.2599*

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

Food technology

Applications
Mechanical engineering for the food sector, circular cutters, flange rings, feed-system components, blade shafts; casings, perforated-drum driers, shelling rollers, axle mountings

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 80 mm, max.: 800 mm
  • Inner diameter: 50 mm
  • Maximal cast weight: 3.3 t
  • Maximal cast cast length: 4 m

Components
Premachined rings, bushings; drawing components

Special requirements of the materials used
Authorised for use in the food industry, corrosion-resistant

Material groups
Austenite; soft martensites

Materials
1.4308 ( 1.4301 ); 1.4405 ( 1.4418 ); 1.4409 ( 1.4404 ); K4112 ( 1.4112 ); K4305; 1.4309 ( 1.4306 ); 1.4581 ( 1.4571, 1.4580 ), K028; K027, 1.4552 ( 1.4541, 1.4550 )*

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

Sealing technology

Applications
Mechanical engineering for the food sector, circular cutters, flange rings, feed-system components, blade shafts; casings, perforated-drum driers, shelling rollers, axle mountings

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 50 mm, max.: 1,500 mm
  • Inner diameter: 25 mm
  • Maximal cast weight: 3.3 t
  • Maximal cast length: 5 m
  • Maximal length: 8 m (welded construction)

Components
Sealing rings, O-rings

Special requirements of the materials used
High wear-resistance

Material groups
Ferritic-carbide gravity casting, austenitic steels, ferritic and martensite steels, duplex steels

Materials
1.4138, K4122, 1.4408 ( 1.4401 ), 1.4409 ( 1.4404 ), 1.4470 ( 1.4462 ), 1.4581 ( 1.4571 / 1.4580 )*

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

Filter technology

Applications
Fountain construction, water technology

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 50 mm, max.: 1,500 mm
  • Inner diameter: 25 mm
  • Maximal cast weight: 3.3 t
  • Maximal cast length: 5 m
  • Maximal length: 8 m (welded construction)

Components
Rings, bushings

Special requirements of the materials used
Depending on application: extreme toughness, high corrosion-resistance, high wear-resistance, good welding properties

Material groups
Austenite, super-duplex steels, nickel-based alloys

Materials
1.4308 (1.4301) , 1.4309 (1.4306) , 1.4409 (1.4404) , 1.4469 (1.4410) , 1.4538 (1.4539), 1.4552 (1.4541, 1.4550) , 1.4471 (1.4501) , K3505, CX2MW (2.4602)

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

Paper machines

Applications
Paper manufacture, paper processing, paper recycling, printing and packaging machines, bookbinding machines

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 60 mm, max.: 1,000 mm
  • Inner diameter: min.: 40 mm, max.: 900 mm
  • Maximal cast weight: 800 kg
  • Maximal length: 5,000 mm 

Components
Suction-roll casings, casings for expander rollers, rotor and stator rings, deflaker rings, offset rollers, ink-duct rollers, glue-spreading rollers, rollers for labelling machines

Special requirements of the materials used
Resistance to high-temperature corrosion, high creep-strength, resistance to fluctuating temperatures and high wear-resistance in general

Material groups
Austenite, ferritic, martensite, duplex steels

Materials
1.4308 ( 1.4301 ), 1.4408 ( 1.4401 ), 1.4552, ( 1.4541 ) 1.4011, K4112 ( 1.4112 ) K4122 ( 1.4122 ) 1.4317 ( 1.4313 ), 1.439 2, 1.4470 ( 1.4460 )*

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

Wear technology

Applications
Friction bearings, ball bearings, shaft-end sleeves, conveyor rollers

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 50 mm, max.: 1,500 mm
  • Inner diameter: 25 mm
  • Maximal cast weight: 3.3 t
  • Maximal cast length: 5 m
  • Maximal length: 8 m (welded construction)

Components
Rings, bushings and tubes of all types, balls

Special requirements of the materials used
High wear-resistance

Material groups
High-carbon duplex, ferritic-carbide gravity casting, austenitic-carbide gravity casting, chromium gravity casting.

Materials
1.4027 ( 1.4021 ), 1.4138, 1.4308 ( 1.4301 ), 1.4408 ( 1.4401 ), 1.4409 ( 1.4404 ), 1.4309 ( 1.4306 ), 1.4469 ( 1.4410 ), 1.4517, 1.4581 ( 1.4571/1.4580 ), 1.4405 ( 1.4418 ), 1.4059 ( 1.4057 ), 1.4088, 1.4931 ( 1.4922 )*

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

Industrial kilns

Applications
Steel tubes, columns and annealing stands

Ranges of dimensions

  • Outer diameter: min.: 60 mm, max.: 1,000 mm
  • Inner diameter: min.: 40 mm, max.: 900 mm
  • Maximal cast weight: 800 kg
  • Maximal length: 5,000 mm

Components
Jet pipes and columns for gas-fired kilns, annealing stands

Special requirements of the materials used
Resistance to high-temperature corrosion, high creep-strength, resistance to fluctuating temperatures and high wear-resistance in general

Material groups
Austenite, nickel-based alloys, cobalt-based alloys

Materials
1.4848, 1.4865, 1.4832, 1.4852, 1.4857, 1.4849, 1.4826, 1.4832, 1.4552 ( 1.4541, 1.4550 ), 2.4879, 2.4778*

* Materials listed in italics are those that consist of our material-matched forged alloys

We also supply many other sectors, including for example

  • General mechanical engineering
  • Blasting plants
  • Sports articles
  • Water technology
  • Foundries
  • Printing presses
  • Warehousing technology
  • Energy technology
  • Construction machinery
  • Hydraulic technology
  • Extrusion technology
  • Mechanical processing
  • Medical technology

We would be pleased to answer your questions on the subjects of stainless steel casting, centrifugal casting and composite casting, along with the machining of stainless steel and the manufacture of components to your own precise specifications, including items for decanter construction, shipbuilding, engine manufacture and much else besides.

Just call us on
+49 (0)2195 671-0

. Call directly

infonothing@kuhn-edelstahl.com

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