Archive for the ‘Agriculture’ Category

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Pump Liner

This is a 3,000 pound pump liner used in the pumping of phosrock, a highly abrasive  slurry. These pump liners cost in excess of $11,000 each. These  liners last 3 months running 24/7. No other technology has been able to increase the life of these liners, Thermal Technology Services developed a process that now allows […]

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Stump Grinder

Stump grinder teeth see 5 times life increase ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..     .

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Digger Tooth

These are after moving 45000 tons of reclaimed asphalt. If your in the trade you know that reclaimed asphalt is more aggressive on teeth, than reclaimed concrete. Sharp teeth are no different than a sharp knife. It takes less horsepower and strain on equipment than dull teeth. It also improves the speed at which materials […]

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Hydro hoe cutter blade

The subject matter is replacing a stock hydro hoe cutting/wear bar on a Kumatzu . It was done on the unit owned by Kenney Trucking and Excavation at their sandpit. They in the past have utilized stock replacement bars versus aftermarket bars. The results were similar as to wear but the cost of the two varied. […]

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Beyond the norm

This is one of 120 McKay shovelheads that we processed here in Mt Pleasant. The farmer that brought this to me brought it along with 3200lbs of 5″ laser point ripper teeth. This particular shovelhead typically last approx. 500 -600 acres uncycled or off the shelf. In this case it was run on a unit […]

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Furrow Plows get increased life

Thermal Technology Services Michigan is showing companies the advantages of Thermal Cycling. Farmers in Michigan are seeing huge savings in plow components do to thermal cycling. Farmers are treating furrow plows and getting 3 times life increase without adding carbide to the component. One farmer spends $32,000.00 each year on replacing these components and has […]