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Kladex Ltd.

Unit 8, Burlington Park Foxton, CB22 6SA Cambridge
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Telephone +44 1223 478554

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METEC 2019 hall map (Hall 3): stand E49

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METEC 2019 fairground map: Hall 3

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 05  Plant and equipment for casting and pouring of molten steel
  • 05.02  Continuous casting

Our products

Product category: Continuous casting

Continuous Casting

Kladex has developed a range of flux cored wires suitable for submerged arc and open arc welding of continuous casting rolls. The material choice is optimised considering the position of the rolls in the casters and the service conditions. Kladex SCN2 is a super austenitic stainless steel material designed for foot rolls and top zone rolls, and displays outstanding performance compared to conventional martensitic stainless steels. For the bender and straightening sections, precipitation hardened martensitic stainless steel Kladex AHN2 is the most promising material in this critical application.

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Product category: Continuous casting

Hot Strip Mill Rolling

Continuously cast steel is hot rolled and reduced to smaller thicknesses via a number of rolls. Kladex has the expertise in the refurbishment of various rolls used in hot rolling including table rolls, edger rolls, roughing rolls, pinch and wrapper rolls. In addition, Kladex products are used in rebuilding the rolls used in the production of shaped steel products. The cladding materials are designed to produce crack-free multilayer weld deposits resistant to metal-to-metal wear and high loading stresses.

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Product category: Continuous casting

BOF in Steelmaking

Kladex has designed dedicated hardfacing materials available as flux cored wires and arc spray wires to protect the extraction hoods used in basic oxygen furnaces. The hoods, which consist of water cooled tubes, are subjected to extremely high temperatures and fine particle erosion, and if they are not protected, water leakage could cause major concern. Kladex W90 is a purpose-designed nickel based alloy containing uniformly distributed hard particles resistant to fine particle erosion at elevated temperatures.

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About us

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Kladex was founded by a group of specialists with over 40 years of experience in the welding industry.  Driven by our customers’ needs to keep pace with new technology in weld overlay and hardfacing applications, we believe our expertise in welding wire production and development, welding metallurgy and alloy design, and automation makes us ideally placed to fulfil these requirements.  Our ability to “see it from your point of view” comes from our practical experience in design and implementation of welding procedures, and continuous monitoring of quality to achieve a high-end finished product.

Our team’s capabilities, together with our global presence, enables us to build robust partnerships with OEMs and end users within key strategic industries such as Oil & Gas, Steel and Cement.

We set ourselves the highest standards and values, and believe no effort is too great. Our reputation depends on it.