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Are you asking too much from your equipment?

Are You Asking Too Much From Your Equipment?

Most equipment uses construction type steels, having greater strength to withstand the rugged conditions required to survive. When your equipment is stressed beyond what it was designed for, the equipment is abused. All steels have limits to their strength. This excavator bucket shows what happens when an operator continually uses the...

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Protecting Your Bucket

Protecting Your Bucket

Both loader and excavator buckets are designed to scoop materials and deposit them elsewhere. The scooping action causes abrasive wear particularly on the sides of the buckets. There are several different methods commonly used to protect the bucket sides from wear. Among the most common is applying hardfacing in a checkerboard...

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This is not Wear Steel

What is NOT Wear Steel

"There Is No Greater Waste of Time, Than Doing Something Which Will Make No Difference.”Installing the best or the worst performing wear plate, takes exactly the same amount of time. Often when you install the lowest price wear plate, it quickly becomes apparent you will be forced to replace...

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Downtime Is Expensive

Don’t Let Your Plant Shut You Down

During a recent meeting with a new mine manager, we discussed their JADCO success stories, comparing those results on their previous wear challenges.Our conversation touched on former companies where people were told “Not To Spend Any Money”; after their maintenance needs exceeded their annual budget.He said, “You Can Shut...

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Time = Money

When Welding, Time = Money

Wear resistant steel is required in equipment designed to process raw materials. Wear never ends. Make it your mission to control the wear, so you can replace worn out components on your schedule. Running Wear Plates Until They Fail, Is Your Most Expensive Method Of Operations Regardless of industry, the heaviest wear areas...

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Obstacle or Opportunity

Are Wear Steel 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. A competitor viewed a recent paper industry wear plate installation in person, where JADCO suggested a different approach to...

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Extreme Wear Protection

Do You Need Extreme Wear Protection?

A long-time steel mill customer was pleased when he was only able to gets a few months from AR450 previously; and CHROMEWELD™ 600 Chrome Carbide Overlay plate delivered 2 years of wear life. It immediately set the new standard for wear resistant performance success.Several years later, a new maintenance...

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Maintenance Outage

Are You Planning A Maintenance Outage?

The focus of a Reliability Manager looking to replace wear resistant steel is to search for the longest lasting, most cost-effective solution for their unique application. Partnering with JADCO, up front, assures you will receive the correct replacement parts within your budget, and have them arrive in your time frame. Here...

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Troubleshooting Wire Feed Welding

Troubleshooting Wire Feed Welding

In the nearly 44 years JADCO Mfg. Inc has been assisting heavy industry, most of the frustration with installing wear plate involves welding issues. We are pleased to announce another JADCO Resource available on our website, the JADCO XPLAINER, created to deliver better results for your wear applications... making it even...

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Hardface AR400

Should You Hardface AR400?

Did you know... • Most AR400, AR450 and AR500 available on the market do not have the same hardness throughout the thickness of the steel. • Most people are not aware AR400, AR450 and AR500 have No Industry Standards. Questions? Read a previous article on this topic. You Should Never Do This...

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Avoid Performance Excuses

Avoid Performance Excuses

Reaching the pinnacle of wear plate success in your operation, doesn’t take massive amounts of talent, creativity, or intellect. This may surprise you, but more often than not; success is earned by paying attention to the simple stuff. For example; the difference between successful sales professionals from the sales person of...

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Problems Are Continuous

Problems Are Continuous

While anyone connected to the internet has access to limitless information, it does have an unseen side effect.  How could this partnership ever deliver better results? Such an alliance squanders what little time is available to accomplish every other task they are assigned.This is frustrating to them because the unproductive lost...

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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.