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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...

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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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Sneaky Questions

8 SNEAKY QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE BUYING YOUR NEXT WEAR PLATE

You may wonder... Why should you even have to ask sneaky questions? Because your job, your career and possibly your business depend on the results. Making any decision without accurate information makes it difficult or impossible for you to make the proper decisions to get the longest life. There is no doubt;...

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wear plate to blame?

YOUR WEAR PLATE MAY BE TO BLAME FOR EXCESS SCRAP

People outside the glass industry are not aware how rapidly cullet can destroy steel wear plate. You production equipment wear zones fight a continuous battle against abrasion: Handling soda ash and other raw materials Cullet handling Floor liners Side liners Batch mixer paddles Feeder liners Discharge chutes Cullet continuously falling onto...

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EQUIPMENT

YOUR EQUIPMENT WEARS OUT

Wear resistant steel was developed in the 1960’s in an attempt to delay the wear that happens during the standard use of your manufacturing equipment. Unless you constantly work to keep your equipment in working order, over time it breaks, runs down and wears out. That is the very purpose...

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Best Wear Plate For Aggregate Chutes

WHAT IS THE BEST WEAR PLATE FOR DISCHARGE CHUTES?

Aggregate Screening Plants endure some of the most demanding abrasion challenges. Continual sliding creates ‘rivers of wear’ in specific locations. To combat this issue, the correct wear plate must have high hardness and resist fine particle abrasion. Chrome Carbide Overlay (CCO) plate far exceeds AR-type steel...

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Desired Outcome

WHAT IS THE OUTCOME YOU WANT?

You actually can have your wear plate application successes in a very short period of time when you partner with JADCO and start with these thoughts: What is the outcome that I want? What are the questions we should be asking? Thomas Edison said, “If I had one hour...

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Frigid weather

FRIGID WEATHER IS TOUGH ON MINING EQUIPMENT

In The Arctic, JADCO Customers Call QT-PLUS ® ‘Cold Weather Steel’ Due To Its Superior Impact And Abrasion Performance When Temperatures Are -40°C For Weeks At A Time. Production Doesn’t Take Off For The Winter, and Neither Does JADCO. Living in the Northern US states, we enjoy why we live, where...

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Wear Plate Gambler

ARE YOU A WEAR PLATE GAMBLER?

Far too many people choose to gamble on inexpensive wear plates for their production of wear-resistant steel applications. Have you worked with someone who will frequently gamble on something they see as a solution, gleefully describing their purchase as a ‘Better But Cheaper’ option? Why do we call it gambling? When...

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Maintenance Is not a spectator sport

INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE IS NOT A SPECTATOR SPORT

As an industrial maintenance professional, when equipment fails; you are the person everyone relies on to get things running again.  And you can expect to hear, “This will not take long to fix, right?”  When equipment breaks down and you are able to get things working again quickly, you are...

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Recipe For Success

YOUR RECIPE FOR WEAR PLATE SUCCESS

High performing individuals in any company or business setting are always eager to learn new methods or discover better products to give them an Unfair Advantage over their competitors. They seek out people who have already overcome a similar challenge they currently want to solve.  Rather than start from scratch,...

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Manganese Proper Use

ARE YOU USING MANGANESE STEEL IN CORRECT APPLICATIONS?

Manganese is one of the most misunderstood and confusing steels used in wear-resistant steel applications. Manganese is used extensively in the mining, aggregate (rock crushing), foundries, metal recycling, and railroad industries.Recycling, mining, and aggregate applications utilize Manganese in the same type of machinery for similar functions in crushing applications....

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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.