Alloy Steel International’s new Arcoplate-Super Alloy has attained respectable performance goals, according to the manufacturer. It has an alloy overlay range from 6 to 20 mm thick. Impact resistance, abrasion resistance and a low coefficient of friction make it possible to attain optimum results in abrasion resistance, according to Alloy Steel. It has been used for hopper liners, dozer blades and dump bodies. Miners are getting 50,000 hours of wear life on dozer blades. The manufacturer claims the installation is quick, price competitive and virtually maintenance free. The wear life on dump bodies has increased by 200% to 300%.