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Wear Evalution

USING A WEAR EVALUATION PROCESS

JADCO client/customers recognize we do things differently than other wear-resistant steel vendors.  One major difference is we partner with our customers, and implement our Wear Evaluation Process.  "If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing." Dan Sullivan’s Law of Process  The...

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Make Your Equipment Better

HOW TO MAKE YOUR EQUIPMENT BETTER

You have a lot of money, time, and sweat equity invested in your production equipment.  Whether it’s new equipment, or if it’s well-piled and has seen several seasons, you need to constantly do what you can to maximize and improve your uptime and equipment longevity. The wear plates in your...

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Wear Plate Buyer Beware

WEAR PLATE BUYER BEWARE

The wear steel industry has plenty of order takers who will promise you a wear solution without concern if it fits your application or not.  It doesn’t take you long to discover if the products you invested in will actually solve your problem, or only continue to prolong your...

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Not Working

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR WEAR PLATE ISN’T WORKING

Our most profitable customers have several traits in common, especially in documenting their test results. They also know when to drop things after testing shows that it is not delivering better results.  You know what they say..."The best way to get out of a hole is to stop digging...

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Partner with JADCO

PARTNERING WITH JADCO

Our valued customers/clients often see a domino effect of positive results when they partner with JADCO.As you may or may not know, every client that partners with JADCO will spend much less time replacing their AR400, AR450 or AR500 wear plate; that is a given fact. It is why...

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Fusion Ultrabond E

JADCO EXPANDS FUSION WELDING LINE WITH NEW ULTRABOND E

CUSTOMERS ASK... JADCO DELIVERS Over recent years, the industry results using JADCO UltraBond welding wire for installing QT-Plus®, AR400, AR500, and other heat-treated wear-resistant steel has been highly successful. Our customers have been so impressed with FUSION™ UltraBond wire, they requested we offer the matching performance in a stick...

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Best Steel For Chain Sprockets

WHAT STEEL IS BEST FOR CHAIN SPROCKETS

WHY DO YOU NOT RUN A NEW SPROCKET ON AN OLD CHAIN? If you install a new sprocket and run on the used chain, your pitch is going to be offset. Pitch is the distance from one pin to the next pin, and that distance needs to match both the...

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Poor Repairs Don't Save Money

POOR ATTEMPTS AT WEAR PLATE SAVINGS COSTS TIME & MONEY

Working with wear-resistant steel in heavy industry, we are often overwhelmed by daily, if not hourly issues and challenges. Early in my career, I would ask people what wear problems they had experienced, and surprisingly, 90% of the people responded that they didn’t have ANY wear problems.  This was...

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AR 400 Steel

DID YOU KNOW AR400 STEEL HAS NO INDUSTRY STANDARDS?

The name AR400 steel indicates to most people the steel they are buying is 400 BHN (Brinell) hardness. Because there are no industry guidelines or standards for wear plate, it can be any hardness at all. We have seen foreign-made steel wear plate sold as AR400; test at 302...

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Blog Alexy

WORKING WITH THE NEXT GENERATION OF SKILLED WORKERS

Every manufacturing company in the USA is trying to find workers as the Baby Boomers are retiring from the workforce daily. It is a challenge for every firm and skilled trades in particular. While high tech can assist in getting information to the masses, they are not at the...

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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.