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Wear

A small word that describes a big problem. Wear translates to expensive equipment repair and replacement costs and can cause significant downtime.  KenCast helps equipment last longer, whether you’re working above ground or underground, on the road or in the pit, crushing rock or pushing snow. With KenCast protection, you can avoid costly repairs and downtime.

KenCast wear parts are proven to withstand extreme abrasive and high-impact applications.

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What is KenCast?

Lasting up to 6 x longer than standard wear solutions, KenCast is tungsten carbide particles that have been metallurgically bonded to air-hardened steel. The result? A tough, durable, and extremely wear-resistant material — thanks to the combination of steel and carbide.

Carbide granules give KenCast exceptionally long-lasting protection. Various sized tungsten carbide particles are blended to create the right combination of carbide protection for a particular application.

Although KenCast built a reputation on superior wear plates and rectangular bars, it continues to provide wear solutions across challenging environments. Our customer base has grown to include applications in manufacturing, agriculture, and even NASCAR®.

Kennametal produces standard and custom shapes and geometries to solve specific problems. Our KenCast experts are looking for new challenges, and can help you with your most challenging wear issues.

We understand wear protection

We understand the importance of preventing wear damage to your equipment. That’s why our wear experts developed KenCast.

KenCast helps equipment last longer, whether you’re working above ground or underground, on the road or in the pit, crushing rock or pushing snow. With KenCast protection, you can avoid costly repairs and downtime.

KenCast is extremely versatile and can fit nearly any machine for nearly any application. It is easily welded or attached mechanically into position. 

 

  • Road Maintenance
  • Surface and Underground Mining
  • Grinding/Recycling
  • Aggregates
  • Quarries
  • Tunneling
  • Agriculture
  • Railroad
  • Trenching

Key Benefits of KenCast

  • Extreme versatility — Complex parts and geometries can be produced and customized to specific wear issues.
  • Excellent wear resistance — Lowering repair costs and downtime.
  • Additional protection for your equipment.
  • Easy to apply in the field.
  • Non-layered material

 

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Proven Solutions

View Hawbaker ® case study with Telsmith™ 24-21 HSI RAP Crusher.

Guidelines and Instructions

Click here to see information on guidelines, welding and cutting instructions.

Application Recommendations

View best pratcices when applying KecnCast for optimal results.

 

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