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TRS: Joma Snowplow Blade Life Span: A Survey of State Experience

Joma Snowplow Blade Life Span: A Survey of State ExperienceStatus:  Complete
Report Date:  02/28/2014

Summary:

Joma snowplow blades, which consist of carbide inserts brazed into steel segments that are encased in rubber, are widely used in Minnesota. Recently, MnDOT has noticed premature wearing of new Joma blades relative to those purchased a few years ago. This research surveys winter maintenance professionals in Minnesota and other states to determine how widespread this issue appears to be and what factors may be contributing to it.

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