IMS UK, one of Europe’s leading distributors and processors of specialist steels, continue to provide the recycling industry with cost effective solutions to a range of wear related problems.
With over 100 years of steel industry knowledge, a comprehensive stock profile, onsite processing facilities, an experienced engineering team plus full in-house design facilities, IMS UK are fully qualified to provide customers with technical and product advice to minimise plant and machinery downtime and wear problems and improve the lifetime of equipment.
Offering one of the largest abrasion resistant stock ranges in Europe, comprising ROC 250, ABRO 400 and 500, Duretal 35 and, exclusively, Creusabro 4800 and 8000, IMS serve a variety of sectors, including the metals, tyre, household waste and wood recycling industries.
"IMS know the importance of machine downtime minimisation and as a steel stockholder and processor we provide a cost effective option, not only delivering parts to agreed parameters but delivering these in a fast turnaround time to multi-site customers. In the harsh working environments of the recycling industry this ‘just in time’ service is providing customers with quick solutions to their wear related problems," stated IMS Plate Sales Manager Sheridan Mattock.
IMS supply a broad range of hi-definition plasma and laser profiled pieces and screens in abrasion and corrosion resistant grades offering increased wearlife and resistance to aggressive wear. With the company’s additional ability to produce abrasion resistant steel components for balers, shredders, liners, castellated floors and cyclones, IMS is reducing machine downtime considerably for the recycling industry.
In addition to their significant stock of wear resistant products, IMS have also introduced SolidWorks CAD software to their operations, enabling them to design packages of liner plates for applications throughout industrial sectors that require abrasion resistant and high yield components – ensuring an end product that has been engineered as designed.
"We have the knowledge and experience to provide technical and product advice based on years of recycling industry awareness. We understand customer needs and react accordingly, providing solutions to their wear problems, and with operations in over 17 European countries we have a significant stock of wear resistant products," continued Sheridan.
IMS (UK) Ltd are leaders in the distribution and processing of abrasion resistant steel within the UK and continue to develop their products and services to ensure they are much more than just a steel