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Winter Equipment Blog
Articles pertaining to the Winter Equipment Company news, snow removal technologies, and events in the municipal snow removal community.
Winter Equipment celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, that's 10,950 days/ 3,000,000 man hours/192,600,000 minutes worked! Whew!
The season of snow, sleet and ice is upon us. Is your truck equipped to properly clear snow and ice from the roadways? With the right blades, you can clear away every snowflake while protecting the road surface, reducing the need for maintenance when spring arrives.
Do you remember your very first bicycle? Whether it was blue, pink, had streamers from the handle grips, or featured a bell, you can probably remember what it looked like and the joy that came with it. This holiday season, you can help Winter Equipment Company bring a child in need a brand-new bicycle.
While it can be tempting to grab a cheap plow blade, especially if you are mechanically inclined, doing so can cause big problems for your plow business and cost you way more over time.
Also known as “low-bid blades,” cheap plow blades give you exactly what you pay for. However, in an industry that can experience freezing temperatures, extremely harsh wind chills, and long sleepless nights, blade quality is not something to skimp on.
Here are three problems low-bid blades can cause that negatively affect your operation.
If you know Winter®, you know we’re out to educate our industry on how to make road clearing and maintenance more efficient.
Let’s get into the nuts and bolts (so to speak) of snow plow blade installation! When you’re tightening and applying pressure to your hardware, it’s formally known as torque.
Ice keeps drinks nice and cold on a hot day, but come winter, it is one of the most dangerous issues facing DOTs on our nation’s roadways.
Since the 1940s, U.S. road maintenance departments have been spreading salt on streets and highways to melt snow and ice. It’s not a new phenomenon, but the rate of use has gone up astronomically from about 0.15 metric tons (0.16 tons) per year during the 1940s to about 18 million metric tons (19.8 million tons) per year today.