Kenco manufactures tungsten carbide impregnated Skid Runners for all front end loader buckets. They are used to protect the bottom of the bucket from wear. Skid Runners are usually weld-on in design, with an all tungsten carbide wear surface. Skid Runners are useful in many other abrasive wear applications, such as:
Skid Runners can help spread wear over a larger area than just the cutting edge. Install Skid Runners on the bottom of the bucket, level with the cutting edge. This ensures that bucket down-pressure is evenly distributed to all wear parts.