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Chrome carbide is not created equal

CHROME CARBIDE PLATE IS NOT CREATED EQUAL

 HIGHER MACRO HARDNESS VALUES DO NOT EQUAL LONGER WEAR LIFEYou have read several times here on JADCO’s blog ‘Wear Plate Wednesday’, that overall wear life is dependent on your welding control parameters during the manufacturing process.As the weld overlay cools, Chromium carbides are created from the alloys in the...

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ARE CHALLENGES OBSTACLES? OR OPPORTUNITIES?

ARE CHALLENGES OBSTACLES OR OPPORTUNITIES?

Where most people only see obstacles, JADCO representatives see a ton of opportunities that are available to anyone who takes the time to look for the real causes of your issues. Recently a competitor reviewed a recent paper industry installation in person, where JADCO suggested a unique approach to address...

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10 Best

TOP 10 WEAR PLATE BLOG POSTS OF 2022

Thank you all for the positive feedback on our wear resistant steel blog posts in 2022. We are pleased you have found them beneficial. Your questions and comments regarding abrasion resistant steel wear plate and wear steel applications show we have a dedicated and loyal online following. Here...

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No apologies

NEVER APOLOGIZE FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE

In the wear resistant steel industry, there are essentially two different groups. (1) The first group brags about their low price, getting you to think about how much money you save when buying their steel.  Unfortunately, they also end up apologizing for the lack of performance they fail to...

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QT Plus Value

YOUR GREATEST VALUE IN WEAR RESISTANT STEEL TODAY

Over 42 years ago, Jim Davison worked directly with the steel mill’s leading metallurgist to develop the best performing, most cost-effective wear resistant steel available. Jim had been in the wear steel business for some time when he decided to create his own company.  He focused immediately on two...

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Demolition

WEAR PLATE FOR DEMOLITION EQUIPMENT

With the holidays soon to be over, we are all in demolition mode. We are taking down our Christmas trees, holiday decorations, wreaths and more, packing them up, and storing it all away. Unless you are a severe  over-achiever, you hopefully do not need any heavy equipment for this...

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Wear Plate Vs. Road Kill

WEAR PLATE VS. ROAD KILL

A few years ago a sports themed banquet was held to raise money for local high school sports programs.Over the years they brought in Big Name sports celebrities and speakers. Professional football players, baseball players, basketball, auto racing, hockey, and television and radio announcers have all graced the podium.The...

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Making It Easier To Install Wear Plates

MAKING IT EASIER TO INSTALL WEAR PLATES

The entire JADCO team prides itself on working with our customers to improve their results.  The bottom line is, this makes their lives easier. Here is an example of how doing one step correctly makes all the difference in the world for our customers.  You don’t have to worry if...

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Repair Your Buckets

IS IT WORTH REPAIRING YOUR USED EXCAVATOR BUCKET

When you buy used excavating equipment, you don’t have many options. Typically you are limited to what came with the machine. Many times a used excavator is traded in for a newer model after it has been abused for many years. We frequently hear the owner of the used machine ask,...

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What is not Wear Plate Steel

WHAT IS NOT A WEAR PLATE STEEL?

"Nothing Is A Greater Waste of Time Than Doing That Which Will Make No Difference" - Dan Sullivan Installing the best performing wear plate or the worst performing wear plate, requires the same amount of time to install.  Often when you install the lowest price wear plate, you are forced to...

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Happy Thanksgiving

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM JADCO

It seems like the number of days between this Thanksgiving and the last keep getting shorter. That means we must make the most of every day, and be thankful for the next one; for they are never guaranteed. We are very thankful for our customers, who see positive results using...

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Chromeweld Ti

WHERE TO USE CHROMEWELD Ti

Chromeweld Ti was designed for use in abrasion applications with significant impact.  JADCO developed Chromeweld Ti as a plate more abrasion resistant than QT-Plus ®; with greater impact resistant than other Chrome Carbide Overlay (CCO) plates. Chromeweld Ti is made specifically to withstand impact substantially better than other abrasion resistant...

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LEARN ABOUT OUR PRODUCTS

'WEAR' WE ARE GOING

LEARN ABOUT JADCO'S FUTURE

We are always talking with our customers about the wear and impact challenges they face in doing business.

Each industry has unique challenges to overcome when it comes to moving and manipulating products. While our experienced sales and fabrication teams have seen alot, they have not seen it all. Now, with supply chain issues, there are even more challenges to overcome, keeping machines running optimally , and in some cases, running at all. We recently started selling Wall Ties, to fill a void in the concrete industry. Is there something your team is having trouble finding?
If so, talk with a JADCO professional.