For more than 40 years, Ballast Tools Inc. (BTI) has been dedicated to improving ground-engaging parts with significantly increased wear resistance, improved performance, and great value. Our company name is synonymous with solving railroad maintenance of way wear problems with high-performance Tungsten Carbide. BTI revolutionized the industry when we invented solid Tungsten Carbide tamping tools, skids, and plows. We continue to offer valuable Tungsten Carbide ground-engaging tools for tampers, ballast regulators, undercutters, and tie and rail maintenance equipment. As the leader in Tungsten Carbide-protected parts for railroad MOW equipment, BTI is known worldwide for unmatched high performance, durability, and quality.  The BTI team delivers quality products, on-time delivery, effective engineering, exceptional product support, and new product development. Ballast Tools Inc. continues to be a family run business. All of our parts are proudly manufactured in our 130,000 square foot facility in Festus, MO. Call us to “BTI” your tough wear problems with Tungsten Carbide technology!