The 1971 carbide wear rod patent had tapered turning carbides
120 Degree Turning
Full length channel with no hard weld
60 Degree Turning Carbide
Trail Blazer & Executive
120 Degree Turning Carbide
90 Degree Turning
Blunt end carbide builds up resistance that your track has to overcome, generating the need for studs to gain control.
Since the carbide wear rod patent had
tapered ends on the carbide,
is it possible these blunt ends were used to generate stud sales?
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