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500,000 sqft of concrete

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by great_scapes, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. great_scapes

    great_scapes Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I have a property 500,000 sqft that needs to be constantly maintained (employees 24/7). I am going through cutting edges like crazy. Any suggestions? Has anyone had success with pretreatments?
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    So they want zero tolerance? Are you putting down and salt?
  3. CSC Contracting

    CSC Contracting Senior Member
    Messages: 105

    It sucks to plow with the shoes on but if you get them adjusted right they work
  4. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Need a little more info, like what are you plowing with?
  5. magnatrac

    magnatrac PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,059

    Has kentucky had that much snow this year? I am not trying to be funny, just curious? AR400-f steel edges work for me! Even if you pretreat you still need to plow( anything serious) so your going to wear edges. It will keep the snow from sticking as much, which would help a 24/7 location. IMO.

  6. Jay brown

    Jay brown PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,783

    i would go with 8" x 5/8" grader edges from Cat. if that's not enough go with some 4' carbide edges on top of the Cat edges.....
  7. MattyK

    MattyK Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 105

    I know the DPW in my town double up on cutting edges
  8. HinikerPrototyp

    HinikerPrototyp Member
    Messages: 88

    Just have to watch the amount of weight you add, a thicker edge might last longer but its going to be harder on your pump motor to lift when your blade is stick in the pile or full of sticky snow. Just with adding prowings makes a plow lift harder and your not as easy to shake it to remove extra snow ,, just a thought