Case stories

Sandvik's products contribute to customers' productivity, reliability and cost efficiency. With a long track record in a wide variety of industry segments around the world, we have over the years helped numerous customers exceed their own expectations. Below are some examples.

Heat exchangers are crucial within process industries such as refineries, petrochemical, and chemical plants.

Read more to learn how our tubing helps sterilize and extend the shelf life of baby carrots in thermal food sterilization processes.

Read how a peroxide mill in Brazil, experiencing regular maintenance failures in a heat exchanger cooler system, significantly increased the cooler’s maintenance lifecycle.

In 1998, tubing was commissioned for one of the world’s first dynamic umbilicals, located in the harsh Norwegian Sea. Seventeen years later, the incident free umbilical tubes were as good as the day they were manufactured.

Designed for clean and efficient coal-fired power boilers, it perfectly copes with extremely high temperatures and contributes to improved energy efficiency.

In May 2019, Qinshan Phase I–the First Nuclear Power plant in China–extended the lifetime of its reactor with Sandvik Alloy 800 nuclear tubes inside by 25 years to reach a total 50-year service life.

The new governmental regulations that Emerson Climate Technology had to work with included an energy efficiency improvement of 15%.

Giant Chinese compressor manufacturer GMCC faced a design challenge out of the ordinary when they were pressured to meet new energy demands from a rapidly growing residential market for air-conditioners.

Sandvik Hiflex compressor valve steel has already brought significant benefits to a major Chinese manufacturer of refrigerator compressors.

Did you know that when Sandvik’s materials experts developed Sandvik Hiflex, it was for compressors in automotive air-conditioning that was the initial purpose?

Reduced energy consumption and increased recuperator life with Sandvik 253 MA.

By selecting SAF 2507 super-duplex tubes, a company operating a marine gas production platform was able to increase working pressure significantly.

Halved lance tube consumption and increased productivity with Sandvik 253 MA.

Sandvik 2RE69 tubes set a world record after operating for 36 years in the CO2 stripper in urea plant.

By using tubes in SAF 2707 HD, a German oil refinery reduced the number of heat exchanger shutdowns from eight to one.

Sanicro 28 tubes proved to be a safe choice to fight hydrogen induced cracking in the heat exchangers of a large Indian oil refinery.

Sandvik helps save Swedish national treasure Vasa with bolts made from Sandvik duplex stainless steels.

Using deep sea manifolds produced by Sandvik's HIP technology a large oil and gas company could increase manifold reliability and service life.

Sandvik solves customer's delivery challenge for heat tracer tubing bundles.

By replacing its existing heat exchanger tube with hyper-duplex stainless steel by Sandvik, a major Caribbean furfural producer has extended its tube lifecycles from two to 15 years.