Frequently Asked Questions

Teeth & Pockets

Can I use the 900 series teeth in the 700 series pocket?


Each tooth fits only with their corresponding series. They are not interchangeable.




Do you offer a warranty on your products?


We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with our products or don’t notice a cost savings for your business, contact us within 30 days to request a return authorization. Proof of purchase is required.




How do I know which tooth will work best with my machine?


We recommend the Wearsharp® for all applications using the 700, 900 or 1100 series applications. To find out which Wearsharp® tooth best fits your application, contact us at sales@greenteeth.com, or 1-800-473-3683.




How often should I rotate my teeth?


Teeth should be rotated or changed when they start to dull, which decreases their performance. With the red and green Greenteeth®, this will usually occur when they round off about 1/16” on the edge. With the Wearsharp®, you will want to rotate them before the diameter starts to decrease or when performance is inadequate.




Teeth & Pocket Torque Specs


All LoPro® bolts (500, 700 & 900 series) should be torqued to 180 ft. lbs with GREEN-SEIZE™, or 240 ft. lbs dry.
All Greenbolt® or capscrews (1100 series) should be torqued to 180 ft. lbs with GREEN-SEIZE™, or 240 ft. lbs dry. 500 Series Greenteeth®(Red & Green) Wrench Size: 1/2″ Torque: 20 FT-LBS (27Nm) 700 Series Greenteeth® (Red & Green) Wrench size: 9/16 Torque: 25 FT-LBS (34Nm) 700 Series Wearsharp® Wrench Size: 1/2″ Torque: 20 FT-LBS (27Nm) 900 Series Greenteeth® (Red & Green)Wrench Size: 5/8 Torque 35 FT-LBS (47Nm) 900 Series Wearsharp® Wrench Size: 5/8″ Torque: 35 Ft-LBS (47Nm) 1100 Series Greenteeth® (Red & Green) Wrench Size: 3/4″ Torque: 50 FT-LBS (68Nm) 1100 Series Wearsharp® Wrench Size: 3/4″ Torque: 50 FT-LBS (68Nm)




What happens if I over-torque a bolt?


Over-torqueing a bolt will stretch the threads, causing the bolt to loosen by compromising the integrity of the bolt and it’s holding ability.




What happens if I under-torque a bolt?


Under-torqueing a bolt will lead to insufficient clamping force causing the bolt to loosen.




What happens if the bolt loosens?


Not only can a loose bolt break, but it can also cause premature wear to the mounting holes on the wheel. This wear creates excessive clearance that can result in other bolts loosening over time. The more clearance, the greater the wear on the mounting hole and the odds of the bolt breaking. Excessive clearance can also increase the possibility of the tooth being mounted at the wrong angle or depth resulting in the tooth removing more or less material than it was designed. This change in the amount of material removed can cause vibration and poor performance.




What is a Wearsharp® tooth?


Through extensive research & development, we found a way to improve upon the original design of the Greenteeth® by altering the concave of the tooth. The patented design of the Wearsharp® allows the tooth to retain a sharp cutting surface, unlike traditional teeth that tend to round over. Made with the same high quality carbide as the original Greenteeth®, the Wearsharp® teeth provide a more consistent cut throughout the life of the tooth. While we still continue to carry the original red & green versions of the Greenteeth®, we recommend the Wearsharp® for all applications involving the 700, 900 & 1100 series. The Wearsharp® are same price as the Greenteeth®.




What is GREEN-SEIZE™ and why should I use it?


GREEN-SEIZE™ is a premium anti-seize compound composed of fine copper and graphite powders in high-heat organic carrier. It is used to prevent mechanical seizing and to allow a lower torque value to achieve a greater clamping force.




What is the difference between the Red & Green versions of Greenteeth®?


Our original Greenteeth® are available in two versions – red & green. The redtooth, as compared to the green, has a deeper concave making the edge less blunt therefore better for sandy conditions. The green tooth has a more shallow concave, making the edge more blunt and better for adverse conditions.




Will I have to drill new holes in my cutter wheel to install the LoPro® pockets?


It shouldn’t be necessary to drill holes in your cutter wheel. The pockets are designed to fit most standard wheels.





Reverse-S®

Do you offer a warranty on your products?


We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with our products or don’t notice a cost savings for your business, contact us within 30 days to request a return authorization. Proof of purchase is required.




Most Greenteeth® have 3 sides. Why does the Reverse-S® use a tooth with only 2 sides?


Due to the increased efficiency of the design, we were able increase the radial distance between the teeth in each group, utilizing more of the cutting surface of each tooth at one time.




Teeth & Pocket Torque Specs


All LoPro® bolts should be torqued to 180 ft. lbs with GREEN-SEIZE™, or 240 ft. lbs dry. 900 Series Wearsharp® Wrench Size: 5/8″ Torque: 35 Ft-LBS (47Nm)




What type of cutter teeth are used on the Reverse-S® Cutting System?


The Reverse-S® uses the 900-WS2, a 2-sided Wearsharp® tooth specifically designed for wheels with a diameter 23″ and greater.




Will the Reverse-S® reduce my below-ground cutting ability?


Each Reverse-S® wheel is designed for the specific machine that it’s installed on. The diameter of the wheel will be roughly the same as the stock wheel, so the below-ground cutting ability will also be roughly the same.





Quadwheel®

Do you offer a warranty on your products?


We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with our products or don’t notice a cost savings for your business, contact us within 30 days to request a return authorization. Proof of purchase is required.




Does the Quadwheel® use spacers on the teeth like the LoPro® systems?


Due to the design of the holders, spacers are not required with the Quadwheel®.




How thick is the Quadwheel®?


Each wheel is 1-1/4″ thick.




Is there a different style of grinding with the Quadwheel®, as compared to a tradtional wheel?


Yes. The Quadwheel® is designed to provide a long, smooth cut utilizing the full front & bottom of the wheel. Here is the procedure for cutting: 1. Prepare the machine: - Drive the machine into position with the cutting wheel shaft above the front edge of the stump. - Engage the cutter wheel and move the engine throttle to fast. - While moving the boom left & right, adjust the left/right travel to as slow as possible. 2. Fine tune the travel speed - Lower the wheel into the stump. - With the travel speed set to its lowest setting, swing the cutting wheel across the stump, removing as much material as your machine will comfortably cut. - Slightly increase the travel speed until the wheel is comfortably removing as much material as possible in a single pass. - Repeat if necessary NOTE: A depth of cut greater than 1-1/2″ greatly increases the possibility of holder wear.




Most Greenteeth® have 3 sides. Why does the Quadwheel® use a 2-sided tooth?


When cutting with the Quadwheel®, you are using about half of the tooth’s surface. Having 2 positions instead of three uses the tooth more efficiently.




Holder & Tooth Torque Specs


All LoPro® bolts should be torqued to 180 ft. lbs with GREEN-SEIZE™, or 240 ft. lbs dry. 900 Series Wearsharp® Wrench Size: 5/8″ Torque: 35 Ft-LBS (47Nm)




The Quadwheel® has fewer teeth. Does that mean that I will have to replace my teeth more often?


On a standard wheel’s setup, the lead teeth often wear faster because they do the majority of the work. We designed the Quadwheel® to use all the teeth equally.




What are the Quadwheel® holders made out of?


The holders are made from grade 8 heat-treated steel.




What is included with the Quadwheel® kits?


All wheel kits include: - Wheel - 926-WS2 Teeth - Mounting blocks & tooth holders - LoPro® 3″ bolts - Allen socket - Mounting hardware specific to the make & model of the machine Rayco kits will also include a free upgraded chip containment guard. Some kits will also include a free RPM upgrade that consists of a V-Belt & sheave to increase RPM.




What type of material is the Quadwheel® made from?


Both wheels are produced using 4140 steel.




What type of teeth are used with the Quadwheel®


The Quadwheel is designed to use the 926-WS2. This is a 900 series Wearsharp® tooth with a 2-sided shank designed specifically for wheels with a diameter less than 23″.




Why is the Quadwheel® not round like traditional wheel designs?


The shape of wheel was designed to reduce wheel wear. Depending on how old your original wheel is, you might find divots in the wheel in front of the teeth. This is caused by chips bouncing back off the wheel. These divots can cause vibration, which can shorten the life of the driveline parts. The Quadwheel® have been recessed to help eliminate this issue. The recessing also allows for the wheel to use the chip’s momentum to help throw chips under the machine, which increases the operator’s visibility and decreasing the drag on the wheel when making the below-grade cuts, subsequently increasing the life of the wheel.




Will the Quadwheel® reduce my below-ground cutting ability?


The Quadwheel® is designed for the machine that it will be installed on. The diameter of the wheel will be roughly the same as the stock wheel, so the below-ground cutting ability will be roughly the same.





30TX Replacement Wheel

Do you offer a warranty on your products?


We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with our products or don’t notice a cost savings for your business, contact us within 30 days to request a return authorization. Proof of purchase is required.




Teeth & Pocket Torque Specs


All LoPro® bolts should be torqued to 180 ft. lbs with GREEN-SEIZE™, or 240 ft. lbs dry. 900 Series Greenteeth® (Red & Green)Wrench Size: 5/8 Torque 35 FT-LBS (47Nm) 900 Series Wearsharp® Wrench Size: 5/8″ Torque: 35 Ft-LBS (47Nm)





Performance Upgrade Kits

Do you offer a warranty on your products?


We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with our products or don’t notice a cost savings for your business, contact us within 30 days to request a return authorization. Proof of purchase is required.




Is there a downside to installing the upgrade kit, such as the cutting wheel wearing out faster due to the larger gap between the cutting teeth?


Our testing and customer feedback does not show any noticeable difference in the lifespan of the wheel while using our upgrade kit.




Teeth & Pocket Torque Specs


All LoPro® bolts (500, 700 & 900 series) should be torqued to 180 ft. lbs with GREEN-SEIZE™, or 240 ft. lbs dry. 900 Series Greenteeth® (Red & Green)Wrench Size: 5/8 Torque 35 FT-LBS (47Nm) 900 Series Wearsharp® Wrench Size: 5/8″ Torque: 35 Ft-LBS (47Nm)




Why do the upgrade kits all use the 2-sided Wearsharp®?


With the upgrade kits, most all the teeth are on the same cutting plane. This allows each tooth to take the same amount of material while sweeping, ensuring smooth operation. It also utilizes 1/2 of the tooth, as opposed to 1/3 as it would with the traditional pattern. The increased efficiency created by the separation between the teeth allows for not only use of a larger tooth, but more of the tooth.





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