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Where can you buy carbide insert cutting edges

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by P.I.L.C., Dec 30, 2009.

  1. P.I.L.C.

    P.I.L.C. Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I'm looking to improve the life of my cutting edges on my plow. Has anyone used a carbide insert blade? Where can I buy some and are they worth the money.

    thanks for your help
  2. landscape1

    landscape1 Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Never herd of them but with my experience with snowmobile carbides I would think they will be very expensive and brittle would probably crack or shatter if you hit a manhole cover, curb, etc...
    My 2 cents.
  3. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Mills supply 134.00
  5. P.I.L.C.

    P.I.L.C. Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Thanks for everyones help. Happy Plowing & Be SAFE
  6. lumps

    lumps Senior Member
    Messages: 365

    What I noticed the NYS DOT doing is just bolting an extra piece of cutting edge in a couple spots on the blade (like in the middle and the side, where they get the most wear from how the lanes are worn).
  7. In2toys

    In2toys Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    That's what I was going to do. Just weld an extra piece of 1/2 " plate or old edge on the ends. It would act as a half azzed curb guard also...
  8. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I bet it's what left of the carbide cutting edge.