Customer Service

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CT) Phone: Toll Free (800) 800.1812 or (641) 939.7476 24 Hour Fax Service: (641) 939.7539 24 Hour Voicemail Service available 7 days a week. E-mail:

Same Day Service

USM can ship your parts the day you place your order for standard hammers and tips in stock.  (This does not include made-to-order “MTO”, or special order items.  Parts must be ordered before 12:00 p.m. (noon) to guarantee shipment.  If you need parts sent overnight, please let a sales representative know, at the time of your order, otherwise USM will use a ground service for your shipping needs

Motor Freight: Please allow 4-7 business days for delivery.

FedEx Freight Conway – Central Express (CCX) Roadway Lakeville Motor Express Saia Feight ABF Freight

USPS Services

Priority Mail : 2-5 business days (70 lb. maximum weight)

UPS Services

Ground Service: 3-5 business days 3 Day Select: Guaranteed 3 business day delivery 2nd Day Air: Guaranteed 2 business day delivery Next Day Air: Guaranteed next business day delivery

Terms & Payment

Net 30 days with approved credit application. USM must have an approved credit application on file to extend credit terms. New Accounts: Prepayment, check by fax, or credit cards accepted for first time orders without approved credit. Credit Cards: MasterCard, Visa, American Express Discover Wire Transfer
  • Farm Show Magazine

    FARM SHOW MAGAZINE – July 11, 2018 “Best Buy” Hard-Surfaced Shovels “Two years ago I wrote about CADEN Edge hard-surfaced field cultivator shovels for a FARM SHOW story and was impressed enough to try them myself,” says Contributing Editor Lorn Manthey. “I installed two rows of the CADEN shovels and two rows of OEM shovels […]

  • USM Wear Technologies – Building Tougher Tillage Tools with Help from Iowa State

    For years, Loran Balvanz’s company has made money selling tougher, longer-lasting equipment to the people who grind garbage and recycling for a living. Now, the same technology may be poised to revolutionize how farmers till fields. Balvanz, president of Eldora-based USM Wear Technologies, has been working for years to bring his company’s patented CADEN Edge […]

  • Carbide-Infused Sweeps Run in the Wheel Track

     Carbide-Infused Sweeps Run in Wheel Tracks – Farm Show Magazine vol 41, No. 3  “The highest wear to field cultivator shovels occurs in the tractor wheel track, so we decided to design a product that would address that problem,” says Loran Balvanz of USM Wear Technologies. “The result is a patent pending field cultivator shovel […]

  • USM Announces Wheel Tracker Tillage Sweep

    ELDORA, IOWA (December 20, 2016) – USM Wear Technologies, LLC (USM Wear Tech) announced a new tillage tool called the  “Wheel Tracker Sweep” with Caden Edge™ Technology that is designed for addressing wheel compaction issues in farming operations.   “We are excited about the shape and effectiveness of our new cultivation sweep called the “Wheel […]

  • USM Wear Tech Announces New Distribution Center

    ELDORA, IOWA (March 3, 2016) – USM Wear Technologies, LLC (USM Wear Tech) is opening a new distribution center located at its Eldora, Iowa facility.  The new Distribution Center will speed up the parts delivery process dramatically. The new Distribution Center will be a key element in creating more shipping capacity and more rapid delivery […]

  • CADEN Edge Technology Featured at 2015 Iowa Power Farming Show

    CADEN Edge is the most advanced and economical hard surface treatment available for tillage parts.  With more than 5 years of testing, CADEN Edge has been proven to increase the life of wear parts by 300% creating huge savings on replacement cost.  CADEN Edge is available on Ripper Points, Sweeps, Harrow Tines and Chisel Points.  […]

  • USM Wear Technologies LLC Joins Agriculture Concepts at 2014 Farm Progress Show

    USM Wear Technologies joined Agriculture Concepts at this years Farm Progress Show held on August 26, 27, and 28 in Boone Iowa showcasing the CADEN Edge.  CADEN Edge, a tungsten carbide edge treatment applied to tillage sweeps and ripper points increases the wear life of ordinary sweeps and ripper points by as much as 300% […]

  • USM Introduces CADEN Technology to New Markets

    USM is pleased to announce we have teamed up with Marion Mixers Inc., to apply our Caden Weld Technology to the paddles used in their horizontal mulch machines...

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