Winter Equipment makes BlockBuster announcement
9-ft version of the BlockBuster cutting edge
Winter Equipment

Winter Equipment makes BlockBuster announcement

New carbide insert cutting edge features longer blade life and superior performance for increased efficiencies.

November 21, 2019

Winter Equipment’s BlockBuster carbide insert snowplow cutting edge system features longer blade life and superior cutting performance, so users experience less downtime changing out blades.

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BlockBuster carbide insert snowplow cutting edge system. Click image to enlarge.

Rated for department of transportation systems, the BlockBuster system includes three interlocking cutting-edge sections that have built-in, hard-faced moldboard shoes with Winter carbide matrix for improved wear life. A bullnose HammerHead carbide radius tip offers 30 percent more carbide and allows for premium performance with multiple attack angles on the plow. An integrated, heat-treated, abrasion-resistant steel cover protects from impact and is welded on for easy installation.

On both sides of the cutting edge, the system includes two Winter PlowGuard Maxx guards manufactured from high-quality material and reinforced with Winter’s proprietary carbide matrix on the bottom and side edge to defend against uneven and premature wear.

“We are seeing an increased demand for our BlockBuster system, as DOTs and municipalities are becoming more aware of its long-term cost effectiveness,” says Kent Winter, founder and CEO of Winter Equipment. “The efficiencies are compounding, from less downtime and more plow time, to better road surfaces, less blade changes and increased customer satisfaction. We’ve even had customers attribute the BlockBuster system to better employee retention, because their staff was happier.”

BlockBuster blades are designed to clear packed snow and ice to reveal a safe road surface with minimal salt and chemical treatment, and can be used on highway or city streets, rural roads and parking lots. The system’s wide blade footprint helps to minimize road damage.

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