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mining equipment loading iron ore and magnetite ores. into a heavy dump truck at an open pit mine

WEAR MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS​

Sustainable Wear Parts for Mining​
mining equipment loading iron ore and magnetite ores. into a heavy dump truck at an open pit mine

Mine operators around the globe are seeking to increase productivity, profitability and sustainability.  We help our partners achieve these goals by delivering the mining industry’s most comprehensive and cost-effective wear solutions.​

​Sustainability is a key objective for the mining industry.  Our wear parts extend the service life of your fixed and mobile mining equipment, reducing the carbon footprint of utilizing new parts. ​

​Fewer changeouts and predictable maintenance provide a shift to sustainable mining practices. We are committed to improving operational efficiency, increasing plant productivity and reducing the risks associated with costly equipment failure.​

icons show how to maximize equipment performance, reliability and safety

END-TO-END WEAR PART MANUFACTURING​

Vertically Integrated Operations​
icons show how to maximize equipment performance, reliability and safety

At Castolin Eutectic, we are known to be industry leaders in offering end-to-end, in-house manufacturing of wear solutions. From alloy materials to finished products, we manage every step of the wear part manufacturing and engineering process.  This enables us to develop proprietary wear formulations and field test them to qualify performance. ​

We have the largest in-house selection of wear parts and expertise to increase your bottom line through maximizing performance and minimizing waste. Through on-site wear surveys and field testing, we are able to implement integrated wear solutions that optimize equipment performance, reliability, and safety. ​

From mobile and fixed equipment to complete backfill systems, we offer on-site performance testing to assess your total cost of ownership. Our team of experts provides mine-specific benchmark analysis to optimize wear performance.​

group picture of Castolin Eutectic employees from different countries gathered at a sales conference

TRUSTED PARTNER AROUND THE GLOBE​

Global Presence & Local Outreach to Support Your Mining Operation​
group picture of Castolin Eutectic employees from different countries gathered at a sales conference

For many years, Castolin Eutectic has been an integral part of the Mining community.  Our strategically located Service Centers offer you a local presence, while our expertise extends globally. This global reach has enabled us to amass an extensive library of successful applications. We have the capacity to pool resources and expertise from around the world to solve challenging industrial wear problems. ​

Mining operations run around the clock. In these demanding circumstances, customers need optimized material handling and conveying solutions with reliable performance. Our wear management solutions are developed to handle the day-to-day challenges of mining operations, with minimal maintenance leading to improved uptime.​

maintenance planners with a laptop at a mine site discussing potential wear challenges

CONSULTATIVE APPROACH TO WEAR CHALLENGES​

Turn-Key Solutions for the Mining Industry​
maintenance planners with a laptop at a mine site discussing potential wear challenges
  • Site asset reliability surveys & wear assessment​

  • Preventative maintenance programs​

  • Reverse engineering & design optimization​

  • Material and slurry handling services​

  • 3D laser scanning services & part rationalization​

  • Field testing and benchmark analysis

Close-up of a wear liner used to protect mining assets and extend service life of valuable equipment

ENHANCE WEAR LIFE AND PLANT PRODUCTIVITY​

CDP® Wear Liners Protect Mining Assets​
Close-up of a wear liner used to protect mining assets and extend service life of valuable equipment

When ore stops moving, so do your profits.  Keep production-critical mining equipment running longer with wear liners you can count on.​

​Castolin Eutectic offers a full line of abrasion, impact, and corrosion resistance wear liners for the mining industry. Our liners provide superior performance through optimized surface hardness, ultra-tough, carbide-rich alloy chemistry, engineered for the challenges of ore handling.​

​CDP Wear Liners increase the lifespan of critical mine assets like skips, loading pockets, chutes, hoppers, and mobile equipment, all while reducing the environmental impact and cost of buying new parts.  A longer and more predictable wear life means you can take control of your maintenance scheduling to minimize downtime and maximize mine output.​

​Engage with one of our wear management experts today!​

CCO wear liners extend service life of mining equipment

PREMIUM CHROMIUM CARBIDE WEAR LINERS

CDP® OptiMax​
CCO wear liners extend service life of mining equipment

To reduce costly unscheduled downtime, you need a dependable wear plate solution.  You can rely on CDP OptiMax to improve the performance and productivity of your mine equipment, while increasing your bottom line. ​

​CDP OptiMax is a premium Chromium Carbide Overlay (CCO) that is ideal for mining equipment subject to heavy sliding wear and moderate impact like chutes, hoppers, and bin systems.​

​Our proprietary CCO plate formulation is chromium-rich to ensure optimal wear resistance when transporting ore.​

  • ​Increased plant reliability and part performance​
  • Optimized shutdown planning​

  • Lower cost of ownership

polished wear liners reduce the coefficient of friction and eliminate material build-up

INDUSTRY LEADING ANTI-HANG-UP WEAR LINERS

CDP® SlickMax​
polished wear liners reduce the coefficient of friction and eliminate material build-up

Optimize material flow and reduce material build up with CDP SlickMax, our cutting-edge solution for material handling equipment. These specialized liners have a smooth surface that allows ore to pass through gravity-fed systems like chutes, hoppers and bins with up to 50% less friction than standard weld overlay plates. Excellent choice when material hang-up becomes a bottleneck in heavy wear and impact applications.​

​CDP SlickMax is designed to suit project-specific requirements, balancing smoothness and performance. Less material hang-ups means a decrease in costly unscheduled downtime.​

  • ​Reduced material hang-up and ore build-up​
  • Optimum wear performance balancing abrasion and impact​

  • Increased plant productivity ​

  • Lower total cost-of-ownership

 Laser cladded wear liners are the ultimate choice for high wear resistance in a lightweight design.​

CUTTING-EDGE LASER CLAD WEAR LINERS

CDP® LaserMax​
 Laser cladded wear liners are the ultimate choice for high wear resistance in a lightweight design.​

Avoid equipment failures and drastically reduce downtime with the most lightweight wear protection available with superior surface hardness.  CDP LaserMax is the optimal choice for protecting mining parts exposed to high wear with minimum component stress, including mine ventilation fans, mine skips, conveying systems, and certain material handling systems.​

​Our laser clad wear plate is metallurgically bonded with wear-resistant proprietary alloys in an ultra-thin design.  The powder becomes the sacrificial layer on the base plate, offering maximum protection at minimum weight.​

  • ​Superior surface hardness ​
  • Ease of handling and installation​

  • Improved mine safety and work environment​

  • Light-weight alternative with reduced energy consumption​

  • Increased sustainability

chrome white iron parts offer superior abrasion resistance over other alloys

IMPACT AND ABRASION RESISTANT CHROME WHITE IRON (CWI) CASTINGS

Wear Casting Applications
chrome white iron parts offer superior abrasion resistance over other alloys

Scheduled or unscheduled, any downtime in mining operations dramatically increases maintenance costs and production loss.  Your mine can avert unnecessary downtime, extend service intervals, and increase production levels with CastoChrome wear parts and liners.​

​In continuous operations, the impact of ore material is constantly testing the limits of your surface and underground mining equipment. These extreme conditions demand an extreme wear resistant material.​

​CastoChrome wear castings are versatile, wear resistant solutions that come in standard and engineered grades. They are made-to-perform for various mining applications. Our wear experts provide site surveys, field services and benchmark analysis to develop an optimized wear package.  ​

​CastoChrome wear castings can be combined with engineered CDP wear liners for a new rebuild or retrofit to provide a custom, sustainable lining solution. ​

​Start your wear journey with our mining experts today!​

chrome white iron parts in high wear areas protect chutes and buckets from abrasion and impact​

ENHANCE OVERALL WEAR LIFE WITH CASTOCHROME CASTINGS

Wear Castings Applications 
chrome white iron parts in high wear areas protect chutes and buckets from abrasion and impact​

Fixed Plant​

  • Mill feed & discharge chutes​

  • Transfer & load-out chutes​

  • Skip discharge chutes​

  • Surge bins and receiving hoppers​

  • Conveyor skirt liners​

  • Vibratory and grizzly feeders​

  • Apron & pan feeders​

​Mobile Plant:​

  • Dragline buckets​

  • Electric rope shovels​

  • Wheel loader buckets​

  • Dozer blades​

  • Truck boxes​

CastoTube pipes ready to be shipped to provide the ultimate wear resistance in mine backfill applications​

WEAR RESISTANT PIPES FOR SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE IN MINE BACKFILL TRANSPORTATION​

CastoTube® Mine – Grade
CastoTube pipes ready to be shipped to provide the ultimate wear resistance in mine backfill applications​

Providing solutions for a responsible and sustainable management of tailings is our top priority. Our engineered weld-cladded piping solutions are designed to optimize the service life and performance of the most demanding mine backfill and slickline applications. ​

​CastoTube is proven to withstand the typical slurry wear abrasion found in mining backfill and it will outlast mild and alloyed steel, hardened and HDPE pipes. Reduce overall maintenance costs while increasing overall site-wide reliability and safety with CastoTube.  ​

​Benefit from a globally proven solution! Engage with a wear management specialist today to evaluate your operational requirements for retrofit and new slurry applications.​

CastoTube engineered weld cladded pipes ready to be shipped to provide a turnkey backfill solution​

SLURRY BACKFILL TRANSPORTATION EXPERTS​

CastoTube® Service Capabilities​
CastoTube engineered weld cladded pipes ready to be shipped to provide a turnkey backfill solution​

​Complete mine backfill and slurry handling solutions for the most demanding applications.​

  • ​Borehole applications | Hydraulic backfill and paste fill ​
  • Shotcrete requirements | Slickline and lay down pipes​

  • Standard retrofits | Short / long radius elbows and reducers​

  • New installation  | Vertical and lateral pipe projects ​

  • Process pipes | High velocity slurry handling, dry pneumatic conveying and tailings transportation​

  • Engineered parts | Custom process elbows, reducers, bends, and distribution fittings

CastoTube pipes ready to be shipped to provide ultimate wear resistance in slurry transportation

BENCHMARK BACKFILL SLURRY WEAR PERFORMANCE​

The CastoTube® Advantage​
CastoTube pipes ready to be shipped to provide ultimate wear resistance in slurry transportation

Where safety meets efficiency and productivity​

  • Benchmark performance | Reduced cost per tonne ownership ​

  • Engineered pipe connections | Efficient retrofit and new installations​

  • Process controlled cladding ensures superior performance ​

  • Technical support | Site-specific wear surveys and performance monitoring ​

  • Mine contractor grade offerings | Ease of installation & impact resistant formula

Engineered, wear resistant pipes for slurry handling in mining and mineral processing

ECONOMICAL WEAR RESISTANT PIPES FOR SLURRY BACKFILL TRANSPORTATION​

MeCaPipe™​
Engineered, wear resistant pipes for slurry handling in mining and mineral processing

MeCaPipe is our economical alternative to CastoTube wear pipes.  MeCaPipe incorporates the high-performing MeCaTeC lining technology to offer an alternative solution for general slurry applications. Combined with CastoTube, MeCaPipe can meet specific client requirements to provide the adequate level of protection against abrasion, erosion and corrosion. For a seamless wear performance, the lining thickness is typically selected based on the finished ID to match the existing piping system. ​

​MeCaPipe is engineered to withstand slurry wear and erosion. It outlasts traditional piping materials, minimizing costly changeouts and providing enhanced performance and operational efficiency. MeCaPipe can be easily repaired or relined to prolong life.​

​Our team will work closely with your mine to deliver the right pipe lining solution to optimize your slurry backfill transportation systems.​

​Contact us for an expert wear pipe analysis.​

worker applying a trowel-grade wear compound inside a mining equipment for abrasion and erosion protection

MINE-GRADE WEAR COMPOUNDS FOR ABRASION, EROSION AND CORROSION PROTECTION

Engineered Polymers to Repair, Rebuild & Protect
worker applying a trowel-grade wear compound inside a mining equipment for abrasion and erosion protection

From repair and rebuild to corrosion resistant barrier coatings, MeCaTeC offers an industry-leading range of engineered polymers that will perform in the most demanding mining applications.  MeCaTeC is the ideal solution for quick surface and part repair.  It instantly bonds to the surface with no welding, becoming a sacrificial layer that provides abrasion and erosion protection.  Its cold bonding feature eliminates the need for a Hot Work Permit.​

​MeCaTeC is the ultimate protection layer for the demanding resurfacing requirements. Protect your assets with MeCaTeC!​

​Typical Applications include:​

  • Ceramic tile and rubber lining replacement  ​

  • Cyclones, chutes, bins and transfer points​

  • Pipe elbows and slurry pipes​

  • Slurry pumps​

  • Screw conveyors​

  • Bag house 

Crusher backing compounds are a cost-effective way to protect crushing machines from friction, vibration and wear

HIGH PERFORMANCE CRUSHER BACKING COMPOUNDS

MeCaBack Next-Gen Solution for Crusher Equipment Maintenance​
Crusher backing compounds are a cost-effective way to protect crushing machines from friction, vibration and wear

Crusher backing compounds are a cost-effective way to protect crushing machines from friction, vibration and wear. ​

​Our innovative line of crusher backing compounds is specifically designed to reinforce the liner, fill voids, reduce vibration and eliminate friction in rock crushing heavy machinery.  It is easily applied between both gyratory and cone crusher liners and the crusher body part.​

MeCaBack is an excellent choice of a crusher compound for mining, mineral processing and aggregate equipment including:​

  • Crushing machines​

  • Cone & stone crushers​

  • Grinding mill liners​

  • Backing plates​

  • Lock bushings​

sprayable corrosion and erosion resistant polymer coating for fan blades

PERFECT COMBINATION OF SAFETY, PERFORMANCE AND COST SAVINGS

The MeCaTeC® Advantage​
sprayable corrosion and erosion resistant polymer coating for fan blades
  • Proprietary formula with Kevlar fiber interlocking technology ​

  • Engineered ceramic fillers to maximize wear performance​

  • Optimized packaging for faster mixing during shutdown repairs ​

  • Excellent alternative to replace ceramic tiles and rubber linings​

  • Rapid-cure formula ensures a quick return to service​

  • Easy to apply with trowel, brush, MeCaSpray gun, or airless spray​

  • On-site Technical Support with industry-leading expertise and application know-how

laser cladding is a reliable and sustainable alternative to hard chrome plating

​​LASER CLAD OFFERS PRECISE, RELIABLE AND CONSISTENT PART PERFORMANCE

LaserClad®: Surface Protection Redefined
laser cladding is a reliable and sustainable alternative to hard chrome plating

Mining equipment and components are exposed to the harshest wear conditions, compromising the overall performance of a mine site. Castolin Eutectic’s laser clad surface engineered solutions protect your valuable assets, maximizing operational service life, reducing changeouts and increasing site safety. ​

​Our laser cladding process uses precision lasers to metallurgically bond high-performance material coatings to base materials.  This modern engineered process is incredibly consistent, uniform, and reliable.​

​With an increased demand to incorporate smart mining practices and decrease the negative impact on the environment, laser clad is becoming an excellent alternative to hard chrome plating, thermal spray and PTAW.​

​Contact us to find out how you can leverage laser clad technology to protect your mine assets.​

Crushing rolls protected with Laser cladding offer better part performance and reliability

ADVANTAGES OF LASER CLADDING AT A GLANCE

The Laser Clad Advantage​
Crushing rolls protected with Laser cladding offer better part performance and reliability

Laser cladding is a cost-competitive alternative when compared to weld overlay, thermal spray and chrome plating.​

  • ​High surface quality with no or minimal post-machining​
  • Exceptional durability, increased part repeatability and performance​

  • Very low heat input and minimal part distortion​

  • Metallurgical bond allows shock absorption​

  • Unlimited overlay and substrate combinations

laser cladding coatings offer pore-free and crack-free layers with high surface quality and durability​

ENHANCE THE OPERATIONAL LIFE OF MINING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS

Laser Clad Service Capabilities​
laser cladding coatings offer pore-free and crack-free layers with high surface quality and durability​
  • Made-to-spec, turnkey offerings | Reman Parts​

  • Part inspection | Process selection & qualification | Material selection​

  • Technical support | Full-service estimating | Field testing and performance monitoring​

  • Pre-cladded LaserClad parts in compliance with OEM specifications​

  • Part Reliability Program | Refurbishment and reconditioning of worn components​

  • Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) | Hot Wire Cladding (HWC) | Laser ID cladding | Additive Manufacturing

gas atomization produces perfectly spherical powder particles, resulting in high density, porosity-free deposits.​

BEST-IN-CLASS LASER CLAD PRODUCTS​

Laser Cladding Applications​
gas atomization produces perfectly spherical powder particles, resulting in high density, porosity-free deposits.​
  • ​Reman parts | Chrome plated components​
  • Hydraulic parts and components: cylinders, sprocket hub, splitter boxes ​

  • Bearings, shafts, seals​

  • Pump parts: wear rings, shafts, and plungers​

  • Compressor rods, rotors, turbine blades​

  • Electro motors, fan housings and blades​

  • Drilling and downhole equipment

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