Tungsten carbide versus hard facing: Testing the metal

When it comes to wearing metal, the world is your oyster, with most makers offering various levels of hardness for different budgets. Bonded tungsten carbide plates seem to be one of the longer lasting options but also one of the most expensive. We compare the service life of OEM tungsten carbide points with hard-faced metal and dissect the costs

by Dietmar Renfert-Dietermann

31 Aug 2020

The more options you have, the more difficult it is to make a choice. This maxim definitely holds true when it comes to choosing wearing parts for tillage kit on which the manufacturer normally has several options. And this is before you even start to consider spurious parts.