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Masonry wave-pattern wear plate

Company’s new generation of block & paver machine wear plates are manufactured from exceptionally abrasion-resistant ExtraChrome hard-weld steel in a distinctive new ‘Snake’ pattern. ExtraChrome Snake wear plates are engineered to offer longer service life for less downtime and better plant efficiency, product engineers note. The pattern  prevents abrasive particles from becoming trapped between straight weld runs found in traditional hard-weld steels, they add, helping to minimize wear during pallet movement.

With a 64-66 Rockwell hardness rating, ExtraChrome Snake wear plates are available to suit most unit masonry machines, while non-standard plates are manufactured to producer specification. Wear plates play an important role in the successful operation of a block/paver machine, product engineers note, as they are subject to many forms of wear including abrasion, erosion and impact—all exacerbated by pressure. — Industrial Services International, 240/994-7154;