Working in rugged environments and winter conditions tend to make damaging obstacles unavoidable. As a result, plow equipment often takes a hefty beating - that's just the nature of the beast! Two snowplow parts, the base angle and cutting edge, can be used to combat the inevitable conditions. Though they are similar in function and appearance, they each have a different purpose. To resolve any confusion, here is a breakdown of each part, detailing its function and giving direction as to when you should be using each of them!