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Measuring and Managing GET and Bucket performance

Would inspecting GET and Bucket Wear Surfaces provide value for both maintenance management and condition monitoring purposes? There are some compelling reasons to monitor buckets and GET Production can be affected when the primary loading tool is down to some failure of a bucket, be this missing teeth/adaptors or cracked core. Worn cutting edges, teeth …

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Early Intervention to achieve Budgeted Undercarriage Life

The Undercarriage Components installed on your equipment are expected to achieve a certain budgeted life. However, this is not where the story ends, because the components will not achieve their budgeted life if they are not properly managed, and the only way to manage undercarriage components is to measure them. Measuring the components will identify …

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Chassis Inspections made easy.

TrackTreads Get/Bucket and Wear Surface Management Inspection software can be used for inspecting and managing Heavy Earthmoving Equipment Chassis for any machine. Record using you mobile phone: To get further information and arrange a free demontration simply fill in the form below.

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Doing nothing is no substitute to proper condition monitoring.

Condition monitoring is one of the pillars of equipment Maintenance. Every maintenance department ensures Oil samples are taken regularly, but that wasn’t necessarily the case 20 years ago. Imagine asking a maintenance department today if they take oil samples and being told, ‘No, we’re too busy to take Oil Samples’. The importance of regular oil …

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What is the cost of not Managing Undercarriage?

Undercarriage inspections collect inspection data from the field and allow the calculation of the current degree of wear on each undercarriage component and also allow a forecast of the remaining life on that component.  This is just the beginning of the information that then becomes available. As with any area of a business, good management …

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Setting the Industry Standard for Undercarriage Management Software

When it comes to providing Undercarriage Management Software, customers are looking for more than just a simple condition report. They are wanting and needing additional functionality to fully manage, monitor and track the history of Undercarriage components as a minimum. On top of that, they want to be guaranteed that their data remains their property …

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What are Component Wear and Failure profiles?

The TrackTreads Undercarriage (UC) Management Software enables UC inspectors to measure Undercarriage components in the field using the Mobile Application connected with an Ultrasonic Tool. This requires each component to be defined. The Undercarriage system is comprised of multiple different components each with their own wear profile definition. Each OEM UC component is heat treated …

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Why PDF condition reports are no longer enough.

The future profitability of mining or construction, as with any businesses, lies in the effective use of Business Intelligence. BI isn’t just your data, it’s the information you get from effectively analysing your data. It’s the ability to take large, and often very large datasets, and distil them down to the key performance indicators and …

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Analytics driving the Future of Undercarriage Management in Mining

Undercarriage Inspection data provides the basis of equipment condition monitoring and drives the decisions to repair and/or replace components. These are the day to day tasks handled by the TrackTreads system, but there is so much more. The lost value associated with the old chain is the 10% of wear and hours still available, being …

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Correct undercarriage component replacement stategies save money

There is a bucket load of money to be saved from Undercarriage Components that are changed out too early.Many operators of heavy tracked machinery are hard pressed for time in their daily routines to consider the cost and lost savings from components being removed prior to reaching 100% worn. Understanding the true cost is a …

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