Abrasion resistance test: Ferobide Tough going needs tough material

Abrasive wear has been a problem since mankind first tried cultivating soil. A relatively new material — Ferobide — looks to give farms another weapon to counter it. So when the product’s agricultural distributor, Stewart Peckitt, suggested we give some a try, it seemed rude not to ...

by Andrew Pearce

Of the on-farm solutions to combat abrasive wear in soil-engaging parts, hard facing is the most popular. Yet there is an alternative that promises to be quicker to apply: Ferobide tiles. Before we get to those, though, a quick run around the principles.