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Saving the royal warship Vasa

50 years after being raised from the bottom of Stockholm's harbor – Vasa – one of Sweden's most popular attractions, is being rescued again. This time, by a team of metallurgy experts from Sandvik and engineers from the Vasa Museum.

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To preserve this international treasure for future generations, a decision was made to replace each one of its 5,500 bolts. The question was – with what?
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Material specs

The material specified for Vasa replacement bolts are made of a combination of Sandvik SAF 2507® and Sandvik SAF 2707 HD™.
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Robert Olsson, Vasa

The Vasa is irreplaceable. Thanks to our cooperation with Sandvik, future generations will also be able to enjoy this ship.

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