Category Training Archives - TrackTreads - Undercarriage Management

Undercarriage Management – What is the cost of doing nothing?

If you have a fleet of Heavy Equipment that includes Tracked Machines, there will be a line item on the income statement that includes the cost of replacement undercarriage components. The question would be, is that number fair and reasonable? Managing your undercarriage would be one way to determine if this number is fair Another …

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Undercarriage Inspections give you a deeper perspective of your marketplace

Undercarriage inspections carried out regularly on tracked machines by service providers provide a wealth of information about the marketplace. Some of the information to be garnered for a particular territory using the inspection data: – Number of machines in the territory by brand and model Number of new machines introduced to the territory for a …

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Step up to any tracked machine and inspect the undercarriage

The TrackTreads Undercarriage system provides inspectors with a unique opportunity to inspect any brand of tracked machine and its undercarriage using the OEM wear limit specifications. This provides Fleet managers with 3 distinct unrivalled opportunities A single portal to view the condition of undercarriage across the fleet Enables Fleet managers to carry out inspections themselves …

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Saving Money by Using Technology to efficiently collect Field Inspection Data

Mine-sites perform regular inspections in the field on mobile and fixed equipment. Results are typically written on paper forms or captured on spreadsheets and then re-entered to the ERP system at a later stage once back in office. The TrackTreads system can save both time, money and accuracy by using technology to move the data …

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The Hidden Costs of Undercarriage

Undercarriage repair and replacement cost a bucket load of money and maintenance crew are hard pressed just to stay on top of the current maintenance let alone spending time inspecting undercarriage. Knowing the true cost of intervention and replacements may lead to a different view on this. In a prior article I talked about the …

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TrackTreads achieves a new milestone, helping our customers exceed their undercarriage sales budget

TrackTreads reached a new milestone helping one of our customers achieve 125% of their sales budget. Undercarriage Inspections highlight undercarriage components needing repair or replacement, providing a ready source of revenue. Our customers utilizing the TrackTreads Undercarriage Inspection system to inspect any make or model of tracked machine, utilizing OEM wear limits as the standard, …

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Inspectors can walk up to any tracked machine and measure the Undercarriage

Every fleet owner of earth moving machinery has multiple different makes and models of machines. Machines are acquired to match their strengths to the specific requirements of the project and ensure cost effectiveness. This does of course create a headache for the customer when it comes to measuring the undercarriage. The OEM’s will measure their …

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Cracks in Equipment Chassis can become Catastrophic Failures

Regular scheduled inspections should enable Cracks to be (a)Identified, (b) measured, with limits set for maximum length and then (c) scheduled for repair by a specified date depending on the propagation rate and maximum allowable length. Images and comments help to make the task of creating work orders with specific instructions for the service Technician …

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Comparing Performance between different manufactured components

Undercarriage components are high wear and large replacement cost items. Succeeding in this market means proving the performance of the product. This is where it often gets twisted since to provide a true comparison of performance; “apples versus apples”, requires: – Selecting the correct component for the environment – testing the performance of a component …

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Testimonials help sell product

Undercarriage and GET are high cost, fast wearing parts on any machine. The result is that there is a lot of money associated with the replacement of these components, and many options available in the market. Customers purchase product based on price and product performance. Price is easy to calculate. Performance is very different. No …

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