My passion and background lead me to develop the ultimate in complex carbide matrix formulations for our industry of wear-resistant steel (WRS). I studied welding engineering in Perth Western Australia at the Midland campus and served my time with my late father Gene Kostecki and Maria Kostecki at Weldtronics building cladding machines, Today I serve my time as an "independent" 

The continuous developments of the manufacturing process and method is to generate the super hyper-eutectic microstructure with exotic alloy matrix combinations to combat the harsh environments in the mining industry.

K -TECK series is a directional wear plate of general-purpose, available in Tungsten for high abrasion low impact and Niobium for high Impact with medium abrasion applications. The K-TECH OEM 100 is High Chrome Austenitic wear plate

The Smooth NON-directional series is a low coefficient of friction and has exceptional anti-hang-up properties in Tungsten, Niobium grades for mineral processing in most all applications. 

The Tungsten, and Niobium wear plate formulations prove to have exceptional abrasion and impact properties, the G65 rubber wheel test proves less than .3 grams loss and contains a higher saturation of carbide than the typical submerged arc process with a typical nominal hardness of 1600 Hv. across the range of Tungsten and Niobium grade wear plates. 

Applications include apron feeders, pan feeders, crusher liners, conveyor skirt liners, transfer chutes, cyclones, buckets, train load-out chutes, dozer blades, truck beds, buckets, and loader liners. Check out our application chart. 

All the best,
Andrew Kostecki 


“We stand behind our product” in offering a life cycle guarantee. Provided we can receive previous accurate data to measure the performance of our brand of wear plate against an alternative brand. Applications studied case by case, our engineering team will examine the cost savings difference. Kostecki Technologies is committed to the research and development of the formulations that will give the best protection against most wear applications.