Case Study – GR Lanes – Solving abrasion with powder metallurgy

Abrasion on punch tip

Case Study

GR Lanes, the UK’s leading family-owned pharmaceutical business, specialises in producing natural remedies and is famous for brands such as Olbas and Kalms. Lanes approached I Holland with an extremely abrasive product that when being compressed, even caused severe where on I Holland’s most wear-resistant steel. 

This case study explores how I Holland helped solve this issue with a specialist steel.