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Undercarriage inspections are no silver bullet

Undercarriage Inspection software is not the silver bullet to Undercarriage Management but rather an enabler. It is a highly specialized system to evaluate a small but expensive part of the larger puzzle of tracked equipment condition and maintenance management. It should become an integral part of every mine-sites future technology solution for planning and managing …

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The cost risk of falling behind.

Undercarriage inspections are the norm whether for a mine-site, construction fleet or in Sales and Service of Undercarriage components Mine-sites use the inspection data to plan their maintenance on the tracked machines and monitor their cost per hour Construction-Fleets use the inspections to monitor the condition of their fleet and forecast the undercarriage repair and …

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What Constitutes Undercarriage Management

Undercarriage components wear at different rates depending on a number of factors: – Working environment Condition of surrounding components Operator skill level Shoe selection Track Tension Maintenance regime The undercarriage is changing daily and the maintenance strategy requires balancing the above factors as best as possible to achieve the TARGET LIFE on the components. This …

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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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