A Dead Battery Is A Learning Experience.

Vehicles today are so reliable, younger drivers cannot imagine why any car needed a tune up every 2,000 miles like they did in the early ‘60’s.

Previously my daughter had the battery die in her first car. Unable to start the car was the first hiccup in her limited driving experience.

The front door flew open, followed by, “The car will not start! How will I get to work on time? What do I do now? Do I have to get a different car?” There is plenty of concern when your first auto-related breakdown sends you into the uncharted territory of no experience. I discovered it doesn’t help the situation if you start laughing at this point.

Think about your first car. Was it a hand-me-down from your parents or an older sibling? Or did you save your meager earnings from your first part time job and you drove in college?

With most people’s first car, dependability vs. affordability were always at odds. Everyone knows if you keep a car more than 4 or 5 years, sooner or later you will have to replace the vehicle’s battery.

You will have several options to choose from at any auto parts store. There you will see the pricing for each different battery is based on the length of the battery warranty.

You can buy the smallest sized model at a very low price; with a 36 month warranty. Only to worry if our kids or spouse will be able to start the car in Montana when it is -18° F at the end of January; or 110° F in July in Texas.

Or will you invest over double that amount to buy the top of the line battery? With the premium model you are buying peace of mind. There is comfort knowing you and your loved ones will be able to get where they need to go safely and on time.

It all comes down to a sliding scale of price vs. dependability. If you buy the lowest cost battery, you are taking a chance it will fail at exactly the time you need it the most.

When you invest in the top of line model, you know you don’t even have to think about it for 5 or 6 years. By that time, the car may have even been upgraded and someone else can now rely on it.

Okay - what do car batteries have to do with wear resistant steel?

Selecting a car battery is EXACTLY like choosing which wear plate to use. Investing in the top performing option means you can rely on it to work for years without fail. You are able to buy more years of service than the standard wear resistant steel you have used in the past.

Or you can go for the bottom dollar steel special of the week. Then wait for the phone call in the middle of the night telling you the el-cheapo bargain steel has failed, and what plan do you have to fix it yet tonight?

When you understand which elements make a difference in the life expectancy, it is simple to identify which is the best material for your application.

Walk away from project:
Working with JADCO; I use the phrase ‘A Walk Away From Project’. This means when you invest in the best products and materials available for your unique application; you do not have the constant worry about when your equipment will break down.

You will not lose sleep worrying if it will let you down again in the middle of the night. Buying the best means there are no hidden landmines lurking to blow apart your production deadlines when everything needs to run flat out.

How can JADCO Manufacturing help you solve your most frustrating wear related problem?

To assist you in determining how to get your wear related challenges under control, call (724) 452-5252 or email today. We will schedule a meeting with one of our local wear plate specialists at a time that best fits your day and time schedule.