News - TrackTreads Undercarriage, GET & Dump Body Inspections

Bucket, Dump Body and Boom Inspection Tools

TrackTreads recently released their latest software toolkit for measuring and managing the wear surfaces in Dump Bodies, Buckets and any other wear material needing to be managed and measured regularly. Users of the Undercarriage Management System will find the system and layout very similar and accessible in the same web portal.   Key Features include:- …

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Undercarriage Management – Increasing Your ROI

Investing in the implementation and use of undercarriage inspection management software needs to provide a return on investment. Undercarriage can make up more than 50% of the maintenance costs of a machine. Therefore managing undercarriage has the potential for large savings. How is the ROI measured:-   Time and accuracy to complete an inspection The …

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Managing Undercarriage Across Different Brands Of Machinery

Look at any jobsite whether construction or mining, and you will notice a mixture of equipment brands. Every Mine-site or construction jobsite faces the same problem; how to manage the undercarriage inspection and condition information across the different brands of machine in their fleet. TrackTreads have addressed this by including every Make and Brand of …

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Track Inspection Data Rapidly Converted Into A Quote

TrackTreads have recently updated the Undercarriage Inspection Management system to enable quick generation of a quote for repairs or part replacements. Inspectors can now perform an inspection on any make or model and deliver to the customer, both the inspection report and a formal quote within minutes of completing the inspection. The shorter the turnaround …

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Undercarriage Inspection Management System to Support Key Undercarriage Purchasing Decisions

Any decision to purchase replacement undercarriage components is governed by 3 main factors: Cost, Performance and Availability   Cost –In construction, most undercarriage purchasing decisions are based on cost, for good reason. Equipment is costed to a contract or job and life expectancy is normally not a consideration. Cost per hour is the KPI in …

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How Often Should Undercarriage Be Inspected?

Undercarriage on dozers, mining excavators and shovels is an expensive commodity, equivalent to, or more than tyres and rims if not properly managed. This is a significant cost and as demonstrated in a previous article, can be north of $40.00per hour of operation. Such an expensive commodity as undercarriage which is present on every jobsite …

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How useful would historical data be when conducting an Inspection?

How useful would it be to have the previous inspection results displayed when completing the current undercarriage inspection and measurements. The screenshot seen below is the TrackTreads mobile application used for recording undercarriage inspection results in the field. The previous inspections results are displayed below each component including the tool used, actual measurement and percentage …

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Training to become an Undercarriage Inspector takes real grit

TrackTreads have now been providing undercarriage training to inspectors for the last 12 months. This enables customers with large tracked fleets and mine-sites wanting to manage their own undercarriage with the necessary skill set internally to be able to measure correctly and accurately. Many customers already manage their own tyres and rims and are looking …

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Undercarriage Management is as important as Tyre Management

Undercarriage inspection and management is more complicated than tyre management, yet is just as important; and in some cases more important. Undercarriage consists of more parts, which means more points of possible failure. Good management and regular inspection of these parts goes a long way towards mitigating this increased complexity. Looking at a cost comparison …

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