I apply tungsten carbide to digger sweeps ripper points and chisel plow points along with loader cutting edges, snow pusher skids whatever wears out . You send me your tips and I will carbide them and ship them back. Extends the life anywhere from 200-800% over using standard hardening wires or rods. In the picture these were both behind the wheel track the one on the left has 1200 acres and still going and the one on the right has 900 acres on the sweeps. The ripper tips have 500 acres each on them.